News tagged with midwifery

Midwifery matters 'more than ever'

Midwifery has a crucial part to play in saving the lives of millions of women and children who die during and around the time of pregnancy, according to a major new Series, published in The Lancet.

Jun 22, 2014
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NHS statistics reveal data errors in care records

In a letter published today in the British Medical Journal, authors from Imperial College London NHS Healthcare Trust stress the importance of accurately capturing and coding patient episodes.

Apr 05, 2012
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Adequate midwifery could save over 3 million lives

Up to 3.6 million lives could be saved every year if midwifery services were upgraded in 58 developing countries by 2015, according to a major new report released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership ...

Jun 22, 2011
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