on 29 January 2019
Today the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) has published a national survey of more than 17,600 women who gave birth in February last year. It shows that many had a good experience, but some women say the care they received fell short of expectations. ...
on 29 November 2018
Today, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) publish a revised position statement on Midwifery Continuity of Carer (MCOC) and also releases a brand new interactive game to improve outcomes with this care model.
on 07 November 2018
Today the University of Kent has released the results of research into postnatal depression (PND). The research found the odds of developing PND increased by 79% when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls.
on 18 October 2018
Today the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have relaunched an i-learn module on continuity of carer. The relaunched module now includes a new animation which helps to explain some approaches to on calls in a continuity team.
on 11 October 2018
Today, research published in The Lancet shows that globally, the number of babies born through caesarean section almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12% to 21% of all births.
on 05 October 2018
A board game to support midwives and maternity services to move towards more continuity of care and carer is being launched today at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Conference. Continuity of care and carer is a key element of the Better ...
By RCM on 27 April 2018
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has launched a new i-learn module on continuity of carer. The online learning resource was developed with support from NHS England and aims to help midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) develop a ...
By RCM on 21 December 2017
Today NHS England has published guidance on continuity of carer in maternity services. This is the woman seeing the same midwife, or small group midwives throughout pregnancy, during the labour and birth and after the baby is born.