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OASI Care Bundle viewed positively by two published evaluation papers

An OASI Care Bundle, prepared by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), has been viewed positively by two evaluation papers published in BJOG and BMJ Open.

NICE proposes alcohol consumption screening at every antenatal appointment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality standards have proposed alcohol screenings to be carried out at every antenatal appointment a pregnant woman attends.

High maternal mortality rates lead calls for change in New Jersey, US

The state of New Jersey has one of the highest mortality rates in the United States (US), prompting the first lady of the state to become involved in improving maternity care.

Guidance on partners attending maternity care appointments during COVID-19 published

Guidance on reintroducing partners attending maternity care appointments has been published by NHS England.

NHS urged to publish guidance on partners during pregnancy during COVID-19

Two leading Royal Colleges are urging the NHS to publish guidance on partners attending antenatal, postnatal and other maternity appointments during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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