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Other Resources – 2016

Other Resources

An e-learning tool will soon be available to those who work in the NHS. It will support staff to gain knowledge and understanding of issues around culture and health.

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A new resource is available regarding the use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy and further advice on smoking for pregnant women can be found on the RCM website.

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Sands has updated its Pregnancy loss and the death of a baby guidelines for professionals.

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The UK Sepsis Trust provides maternal clinical toolkits on their website, invaluable resources for health professionals.

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MAMA Academy is offering a Pregnancy essential leaflet and free poster for display in antenatal areas.

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Wellbeing Wallets can help women identify symptoms of potential pregnancy complications. They are available to purchase at cost price by Trusts.

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UNICEF BFI have launched ‘Commissioning Infant Feeding Services: a toolkit. This publication provides guidance to help local commissioners protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

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A collaborative project between Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, aimed at reducing the rate of maternal mortality from indirect causes

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New guidelines which summarise the evidence on maternal and fetal outcomes in women with epilepsy – June 2016

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New guidelines for sickness in pregnancy from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists – June 2016

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A guide has been developed by Action on Smoking in Health (ASH) for the use of electronic cigarette in pregnancy. It is intended to provide a summary of the evidence on electronic cigarettes and suggested responses to frequently asked questions.

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Antenatal screening for rubella susceptibility in England to stop from 1 April 2016 following approval from ministers.

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As of March 2016, Public Health England have issued updated travel guidance advice related to pregnant women and the Zika virus.

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NHS England is working with independent research agency IpsosMORI to conduct a survey looking at how changes to NHS central policy are communicated to nurses and midwives. This project looks to deliver an up-to date picture of what nurses’ and midwives’ needs and preferences are in relation to communication.

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The London Maternity Strategic Clinical Networks have produced a bulletin to highlight their current work programmes.

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