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Cuts to local public health budgets will widen health inequalities warn leading women’s health organisations

on 12 August 2021 A partnership of leading women’s health organisations has called on a county council to rethink its plan to cut £2.09 million per year from its public health budget. In a letter to Hampshire County Council (HCC), the One Voice Partnership, ...
Maternity services could be hit if infection rates climb say Royal colleges in Freedom Day caution plea
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Maternity services could be hit if infection rates climb say Royal colleges in Freedom Day caution plea

on 19 July 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), which between them represent the majority of NHS staff working in maternity, have warned that services face significant challenges as ...
COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges
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COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges

on 15 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are concerned that the combination of restrictions easing from next week, an increasing prevalence of COVID-19 in the community and hesitancy ...
Maternity college’s urge healthcare professionals to provide best care to pregnant and postnatal women with COVID-19
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Maternity college’s urge healthcare professionals to provide best care to pregnant and postnatal women with COVID-19

on 08 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging healthcare professionals to follow their evidence-based COVID-10 in pregnancy guidance after a new report found pregnant and postnatal ...
Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care
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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care

on 06 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the findings of a landmark report released today by MPs into maternity safety. In particular the call for urgent action to address ...
£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety
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£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety

on 04 July 2021 Today (4 July), maternity safety minister Nadine Dorries is announcing £2.45 million funding which will benefit NHS maternity staff and improve the safety of the women and babies they care for. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) ...
Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine
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Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

on 07 May 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and have today expressed concern that pregnant women invited for vaccination are still struggling to access the right COVID vaccine for ...
State of NHS buildings holding back improvements in maternity care
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State of NHS buildings holding back improvements in maternity care

on 14 April 2021 Leading health organisations including the Royal College of Midwives have called for upgrades to England’s NHS maternity service buildings to improve care for women and conditions for staff in a letter to Health Minister Nadine Dorries today.
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