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Urgent action needed to reduce truly shocking death rate for new mothers, says RCM

February 5, 2024
The Government must take urgent and prompt action to reverse the shocking rise in the number of women who died during or within six weeks of pregnancy, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).

MBRRACE-UK reports compare the care of Asian, black and white women

February 5, 2024
MBRRACE-UK has published its latest Perinatal Confidential Enquiry reports comparing the care of Asian, black and white women who have experienced a stillbirth or neonatal death.

Children’s Air Ambulance announces its busiest year

February 5, 2024
The national Children’s Air Ambulance took to the skies 200 times over 2023, during its busiest year since the vital service started over a decade ago.

Sensory Beginnings announces London date for Neonatal Nurture Course

February 5, 2024
Sensory Beginnings will deliver its Neonatal Nurture Course over two days in London on 3-4 April 2024. The course teaches how to provide compassionate, sensory informed care for premature and sick babies and their families.

Leeds Children’s Hospital launches second series of Unexpected Beginnings podcast

January 9, 2024
Following the highly successful first series launched in 2021 to support parents and families as they experience the highs and lows of their journey on the neonatal unit (NNU), the Leeds Children’s Hospital NNU has launched a second series of its innovative podcast series.

Vygon donates equipment to bring teddy bears to life

January 9, 2024
Vygon UK has donated £29k worth of equipment to Ben’s Medibear, a not-for-profit company that creates teddies fitted with bespoke medical devices to promote social inclusion and acceptance for anyone living with a medical aid.

National Child Mortality Database publishes its latest findings

January 9, 2024
The National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) has published its latest thematic report on infection related deaths of children and young people in England.

Get free Pampers Preemie Protection nappies for your hospital

January 9, 2024
Find out more on how to receive free Pampers Preemie Protection nappies for your neonatal unit and how to access further information on nappy changes for premature babies.

Outstanding midwife wins national award for bereavement care

December 11, 2023
Gemma Sayer, a bereavement support midwife at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, has won this year’s Elaine Thorp Award for Bereavement Care from Sands baby loss charity.

Vygon donates £600 to charity Tiny But Mighty

December 11, 2023
Vygon UK marked World Prematurity Day by supporting Tiny But Mighty, a charity that helps parents cope with the challenges of having a premature baby.

ITF launches new resources to address gaps in infant feeding support

December 11, 2023
The Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF) has launched an educational programme on infant feeding in response to new survey data indicating that healthcare professionals (HCPs) do not feel confident supporting parents in core areas of infant feeding.

Introducing Hamilton Medical's ventilation training app

December 11, 2023
Hamilton Medical has introduced the VenTrainer App, enabling new training opportunities in mechanical ventilation for healthcare professionals.