Maternity care

‘Bump book’ to help pregnant mums keep healthy

Start4Life, the sister brand to Change4Life, has launched a free booklet for all pregnant mums to help them keep healthy throughout pregnancy and beyond. The aim is to get mums-to-be to share information about their health and the steps they … Read more → – ‘Bump book’ to help pregnant mums keep healthy

NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups

More than 100,000 people have already signed up to receive online advice about looking after their baby – and a quarter of these are fathers. The NHS Information Service for Parents, an online service for help and advice about all … Read more → – NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups

Whooping cough webchat on Netmums

Parents are being invited to send in their questions about whooping cough ahead of a webchat scheduled for Tuesday 5 February. Dr Dawn Harper, from Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies programme, will host the chat from 11:30am–12:30pm on the Netmums website. … Read more → – Whooping cough webchat on Netmums

100 hospitals to take part in £25 million maternity unit makeover

More than 100 hospitals will share a £25 million fund to improve and upgrade their maternity units, Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter announced today. The money will go towards a wide range of projects. Several older maternity hospitals will be … Read more → – 100 hospitals to take part in £25 million maternity unit makeover

New Year resolutions – volunteer to support a nursing charity

The CNO Conference provided an opportunity for several of the country’s national  charities to make contact with Directors of Nursing and Midwifery, senior nurses and midwives and Care Makers alike, raising awareness of the work that they are doing to … Read more → – New Year resolutions – volunteer to support a nursing charity