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New high-tech maternity suites open at University of Salford

The University of Salford has revealed new midwifery simulation suites which will be used to train the next generation of midwives, nurses and counsellors.

Student midwife bursaries to be scrapped by 2020

Student bursaries for nurses and midwives will be scrapped by UK Government by 2020 in England.

NHS England to test maternity services recommendations

NHS England has announced plans to improve maternity services across England by testing new ways of working.

Improvement Notices introduced for baby food and formula marketing

The UK Government has introduced Statutory Instruments updating marketing laws on baby food and milk formula in England and Wales, in-line with new EU regulations.

Publicly funded homebirths to be trialled in Canberra

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government will be trialling publicly funded homebirths in Canberra.

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