CQC criticises care scandal trust for 'unsafe staffing'
The trust at the centre of a maternity scandal does not have enough midwifery staff to keep women and babies safe, a Care Quality Commission inspection has revealed. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 15, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

CQC inspection finds Juno app requires improvement
The regulator ’s report flagged governance issues in the midwifery and paediatrics service.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ghana: Govt Must Invest in Training Nurses, Midwives - Prof. Bam
[Ghanaian Times] The government must, as a matter of urgency, invest in specialised training of nurses and midwives across the country to improve expert care given to patients and reduce mortalities resulting from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and other infectious diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Environmental Rescue Initiative Empowers Trained Traditional Midwives on Covid- 19
[FrontPageAfrica] Harrisburg Township -- As part of efforts to ensure equity in the rollup of the COVID-19 vaccine, about 60 Trained Traditional Midwives in Harrisburg Township have been trained by the Environmental Rescue Initiative to provide the much-needed information about the COVID-19 Vaccine safety and to ensure vaccine equity in rural communities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Whistleblowing disclosures report 2021: healthcare professional regulators
The Nursing and Midwifery Council received 192 whistleblowing disclosures in 2020 –2021, compared with 107 disclosures the previous year. The rise in disclosures is largely due to Covid-19. Around a third of disclosures made during this year were related to the pandemic. The report highlights the collaborative efforts of eight regulators (General Chiropractic Council, General D ental Council, General Medical Council, General Optical Council, General Osteopathic Council, General Pharmaceutical Council, The Health and Care Professions Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council) to address serious issues that health ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Nurses Raise Alarm Over Vaccination Allowances
[Monitor] The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union says it expects an answer from government today on how they intend to address the low morale among health workers carrying out Covid-19 vaccinations across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Call the midwives: Yale Nursing clinicians practice, teach, and advocate
As part of its Midwifery Week, Yale School of Nursing explores the work of its faculty dedicated to caring for childbearing individuals and their children. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UK facing midwife exodus as more than half want to quit
Among midwives who have left their job, or are planning to do so, most said it was because they were not able to give women the level of care they would like. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whistleblowing disclosures report 2021: healthcare professional regulators
Nursing& Midwifery Council -The Nursing& Midwifery Council received 192 whistleblowing disclosures in 2020 –2021, compared to 107 disclosures the previous year. The rise in disclosures is largely due to Covid-19. Around a third of disclosures made during this year were related to the pandemic. The report highlights the collaborative efforts of eight regulators (General Chiropractic Council, General Den tal Council, General Medical Council, General Optical Council, General Osteopathic Council, General Pharmaceutical Council, The Health and Care Professions Council and the Nursing& Midwifery Council) to add...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Regulation, governance and accountability Workforce and employment Source Type: news

The parents are watching: midwifery students' perceptions of how workplace bullying impacts mothers and babies - Capper TS, Muurlink OT, Williamson MJ.
PROBLEM: Bullying in the midwifery profession has been documented and the problem is now known to extend to the poor treatment of midwifery students. In nursing, research has shown that bullying in the clinical workplace can adversely impact on quality of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Stanford Bourne obituary
Pioneering psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who specialised in studying the effects of stillbirth on women ’s mental healthThe psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Stanford Bourne, who has died aged 92 of congestive cardiac failure, broke the silence in the 1960s surrounding the anguish of stillbirth. His work opened up discussion, addressed medical bias, and guided doctors and midwives towards a more compassionate approach.In the 60s, 18,000 women a year had a stillborn baby, but it was cloaked in secrecy. Well-meaning staff quickly removed babies before parents could see, name or hold them, and they were “disposed of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Penny Warren Tags: Psychiatry Medical research Pregnancy Mental health Doctors London Books Source Type: news

Rwanda: From Sweden to Rwanda - Ensuring Safe Pregnancy and Childbirth
[UNFPA] "As a midwife, I have always had a passion for working in developing countries, so I was excited when I noticed UN Volunteer assignments for midwives and applied right away. However, when I first arrived in Rwanda, the country went into lockdown as COVID-19 had reached its peak and there was a surge of cases." (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Kenya: What Kenyan Midwives Want
[Nation] "Despite their life-affirming role in providing healthcare for women, midwives are the least paid healthcare workers," said Angela Nguku, founder and executive director, White Ribbon Alliance Kenya (WRA Kenya), during the launch of a report on what midwives want on September 22 in Kisumu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Problematic substance use: an assessment of workplace implications in midwifery - Pezaro S, Maher K, Bailey E, Pearce G.
BACKGROUND: Problematic substance use (PSU) poses occupational, personal and professional risks. As an occupational group, midwives have been under-represented in research on PSU. AIMS: The aim of this study was to assess self-reported occurrences of PSU, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

‘ We ’ ve been stabbed in the back by Boris Johnson ’
Pay dominated the second day of UNISON’s virtual health conference, with delegates discussing the crisis now facing members’ finances. Conference heard of the huge number of health workers earning below the living wage, of hardworking colleagues forced to use food banks, of the student nurses who fell behind in their training as they were enlisted to help fight COVID and now without the investment and support to get back on track. Thousands of exhausted NHS staff – including healthcare assistants, ambulance workers and hospital porters – are facing what is predicted to be the worst winter in history...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 21, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: News 2021 Virtual Health Conference Source Type: news

Liberia: Minister of Health Describes the Launch of Digital Midwifery As Leap of Fate for Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Liberia has become the second African country to launch an online or digital midwifery examination system, following its first launch in the subregion of Ghana, which shares a similar idea to enable Liberia to get such history recorded. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Program to Train More Student Nurses in Francophone West Africa, Bring Care to More Communities
September 22, 2021 Chapel Hill, NCThrough the new Improving Maternal and Child Health Care in Rural West Africa Through High-Quality Education for Nurses and Midwives project,IntraHealth Internationalis partnering withTakeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and 12 private schools in Mali, Senegal, and Niger to sustainably increase the number of qualified, well-trained nurses who can serve rural communities in these countries—all of which face a critical shortage of health workers. Takeda announced this week that IntraHealth is one of the recipients of their 2021Global CSR Program, which will fund this work.IntraHealt...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Mali Niger Senegal Education & Performance Health Workers Source Type: news

Uganda: Jinja Nursing School to Scrap Male Admissions Over Lack of Hostel
[Monitor] Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery management has announced plans to scrap the admission of male students due the institution's lack of a boys' hostel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Govt Keen On Improving Nurses, Midwives Welfare
[Daily News] THE government has vowed to improve the welfare of nurses and midwives in Tanzania. To start with, it has announced plans of reviewing healthcare workers' salaries and benefits. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 10, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Uganda: Nursing Schools Need More Regulation
[Monitor] Globally, nurses and midwives are the backbone of every healthcare system and spend most of their time with the patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: The Midwives Bringing Life to Nyeri's Majengo Slum
[Nation] When the distress call of a woman in labour comes, especially at night, many respond with vigour and joy. For them, it is about a new life and a blessing being brought into the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflict  
Tigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflict  mnegashThu, 09/02/2021 - 13:55Since conflict between federal and regional forces erupted in Tigray in north Ethiopia last November, some 2 million Tigrayans have been displaced with thousands fleeing to surrounding countries like Sudan. Not only has fighting not been contained, it has spread to neighbouring regions like Amhara and Afar.  The spiralling crisis has wreaked untold havoc. Rampant sexual violence is going unreported. Many pregnant women – malnourished or starving – have to deliver on the move, putting her life and that o...
Source: UNFPA News - September 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnegash Source Type: news

Afghanistan: Staying and delivering to women and girls
mnegashThu, 09/02/2021 - 10:00The world has read the headlines and seen the photographs of the rapidly evolving political situation. The volatile situation is constantly being assessed as the safety of staff and partners is a priority.  While there are a great many unknowns, here ’s what is not in doubt: The progress Afghanistan has made in dramatically lowering maternal mortality with greater access to skilled care before, during and after delivery must not be erased or eroded. UNFPA with its national implementing partners is on the ground working to ensure access to life-saving reproductive health service...
Source: UNFPA News - September 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnegash Source Type: news

Afghanistan: On the ground delivering for women and girls
mnegashThu, 09/02/2021 - 10:00The world has read the headlines and seen the photographs of the rapidly evolving political situation. The volatile situation is constantly being assessed as the safety of staff and partners is a priority.  The latest political and social upheaval compounds the humanitarian crises wrought by decades of conflict, extreme weather events and COVID-19.  An estimated 18.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and the current crisis risks depriving women and girls of access to basic reproductive health and protection services.While there are a great many unknowns, here &rsq...
Source: UNFPA News - September 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnegash Source Type: news

Birthing #BlackBoyJoy: black midwives caring for Black mothers of black boys during pregnancy and childbirth - Goode KL, Bernardin A.
BACKGROUND: Structural racism mediates all aspects of Black life. The medicalization of pregnancy and childbirth, and its detrimental impacts on Black birth, is well documented. The Black Lives Matter movement has elevated the national consciousness on all... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Afghan midwife with dreams of becoming doctor loses job under Taliban rule
Afghan women will lose all freedom under Taliban rule, a Kabul midwife who lost her job told Fox News. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What support do nurses and midwives qualifying in the age of Covid-19 need? Insights from UNISON members 2021, UNISON
This report finds that more than two-thirds (70 per cent) of students or newly qualified nurses and midwives believe they have missed out on important learning experiences during Covid. The findings also show more than half (56 per cent) of final year students worry they're not as prepared for qualification as they should be. The report calls for the government and NHS leaders to give greater support to the newly qualified health staff. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many nurses and midwives feel unprepared and unsupported in first roles
More than two thirds (70%) of students or newly qualified nurses and midwives believe they have missed out on important learning experiences during Covid, says a UNISON report today (Wednesday). The findings also show more than half (56%) of final year students worry they’re not as prepared for qualification as they should be, according to a snapshot survey of those in the UK who completed their studies in the pandemic. Many student nurses and midwives had their studies disrupted as a result of deployment to hospital wards and the addition of other responsibilities during the pandemic. UNISON ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 24, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus health workers nursing and midwifery students Source Type: news

Uganda: Ease Nursing Crisis By Reviewing Healthworkers' Act
[Monitor] Globally, the nursing profession is in a crisis as the shortage of nurses and midwives escalates each year. But this has even worsened with the outbreak of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Parliamentarians Determined to Reach ICPD 25 Goals
Delegates from Asia and Africa met during a two-day conference to discuss ICPD25 programme of action. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, South Africa, Aug 23 2021 (IPS) Politicians from Asia and Africa shared activism anecdotes demonstrating their determination to meet ICPD 25 commitments. They were speaking at a hybrid conference held simultaneously in Kampala, Uganda, and online. Ugandan MP Kabahenda Flavia dramatically told the conference that women parliamentarians in her country “stampeded the budget process” to ensure there was potential to recruit midwives and nurses at health centres. Another t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Africa Asia-Pacific Conferences COVID-19 Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Population TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Women in Politics APDA Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Ugan Source Type: news

The management of childhood sexual abuse by midwifery, nursing and medical providers in Tanzania - Mkonyi E, Mwakawanga DL, Rosser BRS, Bonilla ZE, Lukumay GG, Mohammed I, Mushy SE, Mgopa LR, Ross MW, Massae AF, Trent M, Wadley J.
BACKGROUND: Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a significant public health problem affecting one billion children aged 2 to 17 globally. The prevalence of CSA in Tanzania is one of the highest; however, how health care providers manage CSA cases has not been stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trusts recruit extra midwives as baby boom hits
Trusts in the South East are recruiting additional midwives as this year’s birth rates soar, with an increase of more than 20 per cent in women booking to give birth at one trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 18, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Year of the nurse and the midwife
The Queen ’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has launched a new animated film to celebrate the Year of the nurse and the midwife. The year 2020 was originally designated as the Year of the nurse and the midwife by the World Health Organization (WHO) to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the birth of nursing pio neer Florence Nightingale. Due to the pandemic, many of the events planned for 2020 were postponed and in recognition of this, the WHO decided to extend the year through 2021 and to broaden its theme to include other health and care workers. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 17, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Why There Should Be a Moratorium on COVID-19 Booster Shots Until Low-Income Countries Get Vaccinated
“I got my first shot and am yet to receive the second. The situation was tough for the last two months, where over 2000 people died, including health workers. We hope that vaccines will be able to reach different parts of the country and that people will be responsible and go for vaccination. COVID is spreading, though people are now moving to work in order to earn a living, since the majority depend on hand to mouth.” This was part of an email we received last week from a midwife in Ugandan, Harriet Nayiga. It reinforces how difficult life is in parts of the world where Delta and other highly transmissible var...
Source: TIME: Health - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Tanzania: Traditional Healers Urged to Register Their Medicines
[Daily News] Sumbawanga -- THE government has urged members of the Tanzanian Society for Traditional Healers and Midwives in Rukwa region to register their traditional medicines so that they can provide the service to citizens. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Student midwives persevere amid conflict and pandemic in Afghanistan
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – The COVID-19 pandemic is not the only crisis preventing students from attending class. The recent and intensified conflicts all over Afghanistan, particularly in Kandahar Province, have also resulted in widespread fear and movement restrictions – especially among women.   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

COVID vaccination in pregnancy
The Royal College of Midwives has helpful resources for maternity staff to support pregnant women to get the COVID vaccine. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 10, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The effects of irrational romantic relationship beliefs and experiences in close relationships on dating violence of nursing and midwifery students - Bahadir-Yilmaz E, Şahin E.
This study aimed to investigate the effects of irrational romantic relationship beliefs and experiences in close relationships on dating violence of nursing and midwifery students. METHODS: This was a descriptive, correlational study. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Attracting people into healthcare support worker roles
This guide to developing your healthcare support worker workforce provides insights and best practice examples, with advice on how to recruit, support, retain and develop the workforce, including those who wish to progress to become a registered nurse or midwife. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 6, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Health organisations stand together against abuse   
The country’s leading health organisations – between them representing hundreds of thousands of NHS staff – have today (Wednesday) come together to stand against the abuse to which they have been subjected during the pandemic. The group – which includes the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), UNISON, and the NHS Confederation – has also urged the public to stand with them. The last few days have seen an incredible outpouring of support for the RCM and its chief executive Gill Walton, shown by the list of signatories in a letter in today’s Times. This followed abuse and death threats on soci...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 4, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: Press release Christina McAnea NHS staff Violence against staff in the NHS Source Type: news

Hopes UK trial will allay pregnant women ’s Covid vaccine concerns
Researchers aim to determine optimal gap between doses as well as explore potential side-effects in more detailCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe optimal vaccination schedule to protect pregnant women against Covid-19 is to be explored in a UK clinical trial researchers hope will also allay concerns about getting the jab.Last week, Prof Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, chief midwifery officer for England,urged expectant mothers to getvaccinated as soon as possible, with evidence suggesting the Delta variant poses a significantly greater risk to pregnant women than previous forms of the virus.Cont...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Pregnancy Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news Society Health UK news Source Type: news

Midwifery training helps doctors, nurses level up their skills in rural China
YUSHU, China– Midwifery training is not just for midwives. In fact, many kinds of health professionals can have midwifery skills – the medical knowledge and techniques necessary to facilitate safe childbirth.In Yushu County, part of China's northwest Qinghai Province, midwifery training is helping not only nurses and nurse-midwives, but even physicians, who say the training has improved their skills when providing sexual and reproductive health services.   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Developing aspirant ethnic minority nursing and midwifery leaders : NHS England and NHS Improvement Midlands, NHS Employers (published 2nd august 2021)
This pilot programme aims to provide holistic, bespoke clinical leadership support for aspiring ethnic minority nursing and midwifery leaders.The programme was created by the Midlands chief nursing officer and chief midwifery officer's ethnic minority delivery group, NHS England and NHS Improvement Midlands and the Midlands NHS Leadership and Lifelong Learning Academy. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women urged to get NHS COVID jab
England ’s top midwife has written to fellow midwives and GP practices across the country stressing the need to encourage pregnant women to get the COVID-19 jab to protect them and their baby. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 2, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Birth of Midwifery, Circa 100 CE
Soranus of Ephesus ’s manual shaped the way midwifery was practiced for more than a millennium. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Foundations Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Covid: What's the advice for pregnant women and those who haven't had the jab?
Doctors and midwives are seeing a rise in unprotected pregnant women in hospital with Covid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultrasound may not be needed prior to medication abortion
Not including preabortion ultrasound before medication abortion via telemedicin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Investigation highlights midwife's failure to read ultrasound scans Prenatal detection of heart defects low in Hispanic women, poor areas Can AI help detect congenital heart disease on fetal ultrasound? High-resolution MRI illuminates fetal white-matter tracts Benefits of ultrasound fetal size estimates questioned (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

To Prevent Teenage Pregnancies in Sub Saharan Africa, It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child
Honorine Meda became pregnant herself at the age of nineteen. Now she helps raise awareness of teenage pregnancy among girls in Dissin.By Guy DinmoreDISSIN, Burkina Faso, Jul 28 2021 (IPS) Honorine Meda is 23. Cycling through her hometown of Dissin, in Burkina Faso’s verdant southwest, she smiles, waves and stops to chat with one of the girls she counsels. Thanks to a program by the German development agency (GIZ) and their Pro Enfant initiative, Honorine trained to counsel teenage girls in Dissin on how to avoid pregnancies. She became pregnant herself, with her now three-year-old son, when she was 19. It was tough...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guy Dinmore Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health GIZ 2021 Source Type: news

The relationship between common mental disorders (CMDs), food insecurity and domestic violence in pregnant women during the COVID-19 lockdown in Cape Town, South Africa - Abrahams Z, Boisits S, Schneider M, Prince M, Lund C.
PURPOSE: We aimed to explore the relationship between common mental disorders (CMDs), food insecurity and experiences of domestic violence among pregnant women attending public sector midwife obstetric units and basic antenatal care clinics in Cape Town du... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Delayed pay rise will leave staff disappointed, say health unions
Health unions representing 1.2 million NHS staff in England have responded to the 3% NHS pay rise announced by the government today (Wednesday), which accepts the recommendation made by the independent pay review body. UNISON head of health and chair of the joint health unions Sara Gorton said: “Dedicated staff have been waiting far too long for a decent pay rise. That the government has moved from the insult of 1% shows ministers realise the damage that’s been done. “But the memory of 1%, combined with lengthy delay, has done lasting damage to morale and the trust staff have in ministers. The g...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - July 21, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release nhs pay Source Type: news