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'Mixed messaging' around drinking alcohol while pregnant, says RCM

The Royal College of Midwives has warned of ‘mixed messaging’ after a study revealed that midwives are giving different advice around alcohol consumption during pregnancy.

CPD module: Emergency contraception

NHS to open specialist FGM clinics across England

Eight specialist female genital mutilation (FGM) clinics led by expert midwives, nurses and doctors will open across England, the NHS has announced.

CPD module: Menopause in primary care

In this CPD module from Nursing in Practice Learning, Nikki Noble discusses diagnosing and managing the menopause, along with the current evidence on HRT

More midwives are needed at a senior level, say midwifery leaders

A director of midwifery should be introduced at every hospital trust and health board across the UK to help ensure safe maternity care, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).