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Wonder Women: A film series by NHS R&D North West

The short film series Wonder Women by NHS R&D; North West has been launched to highlight the talent of North West women in health and social care research.

One NHS midwife for every 30 trained, claims latest RCM study

According to the latest State of Maternity Services report, the number of midwives working for NHS England rose by just 67.

MIDIRS to attend the RCM Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018

4-5 October, Manchester Central, stand 65 Come and meet us at this year's RCM Annual Conference!

University of Newcastle Australia launches fatherhood mental health study

Researchers from the University of Newcastle Australia have launched a new study that looks at the paternal wellbeing and psychological experiences in fathers during the postnatal period.

Severe preeclampsia damages the heart’s ability to relax, claims study

Research, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, suggests that severe preeclampsia damages the heart’s ability to relax between contractions, causing poor pumping of the blood.

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