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Tommy’s, RCM and RCOG form alliance for national maternity improvement programme

Tommy’s, The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have formed an alliance to launch The Tommy’s National Centre for Maternity Improvement.

National BAME Health and Care Awards 2019 accepting nominations

The National BAME Health and Care Awards 2019 are now accepting nominations.

Pregnant women can now talk to NHS midwives using mobile app

A mobile app has been created to allow pregnant women to talk to an NHS midwife in between appointments.

RCM calls for investigation into One to One Midwives administration

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for an independent investigation into One to One Midwives going into administration.

Why Hypnobirthing has Earned its Place in Mainstream Childbirth

By Catherine Thompson Giving birth is one of life's most incredible miracles but while the birth of a child is a precious moment, stories of painful and laborious childbirths abound.

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