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At least six face-to-face antenatal consultations during coronavirus pandemic, says guidance

Guidance from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives states that antenatal care should be standardised to the minimum targets during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tommy’s Midwife app for pregnant women launched

Tommy’s and Mindshare have partnered to develop an app which aims to alleviate anxiety for pregnant women, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak.

NMC extends deadline for CPD for revalidation due to COVID-19

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has announced they are extending the deadline for midwives and nurses to complete their continuous personal development (CPD) hours for revalidation due to COVID-19.

Latest research: Uncertainty in times of medical emergency: Knowledge gaps and structural ignorance during the Brazilian Zika crisis

Ann H Kelly, Javier Lezaun, Ilana Löwy, Gustavo Corrêa Matta, Carolina de Oliveira Nogueira, Elaine Teixeira Rabello, Social Science and Medicine, vol 246, February 2020, 112787 Uncertainty was a defining feature of the Brazilian Zika crisis of 2015–2016.

WA Nursing & Midwifery Excellence Awards finalists announced

Finalists for the 17th annual WA Nursing & Midwifery Excellence Awards have been announced which recognises the achievements of midwives and nurses in Western Australia.

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