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Duchess of Cambridge presents findings on the early years in the UK

The Duchess of Cambridge has presented findings of the UK’s biggest study on the early years, a landmark study commissioned by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and conducted by Ipos MORI.

The OASI Care Bundle – a lively topic for discussion

Obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI) is recognised as the most common cause of anal incontinence (AI) in childbearing-aged women (Marsh 2011), encompassing symptoms of flatus incontinence, passive soiling, incontinence of liquid or solid stool and faecal urgency.

RCM launches #DeliveraDecentDeal NHS pay campaign

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has launched an NHS pay campaign urging the UK government to deliver a decent deal for midwives and other NHS staff.

The Pure Foundation Fund to recognise midwives launched by WaterWipes®

The Pure Foundation Fund has been launched by WaterWipes®, a bursary scheme that aims to recognise midwives and allied health professionals in the UK and Ireland.

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