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Background The Scottish Perinatal and Infant Mortality and Morbidity Report 2010, published in January 2012, can be viewed in full here: http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/programmes/reproductive,_maternal__child/programme_resources/spimmr_2010...
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Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser at NCT, the UK’s largest parents’ charity, said:   “New parents make dedicated, loyal, hard-working employees, so long as their parental leave and return to work are managed well. Introducing a period where...
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In response to the article in the Mail on Sunday entitled 'Student midwife turned away from breastfeed class- because he's male,’ Belinda Phipps, NCT’s CEO, said:
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NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, comments on the Government’s response to the Select Committee on Sure Start Children’s Centres:
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There has been a notable rise in the number of people with flu who have been admitted to hospital recently, including some with severe H1N1 influenza (swine flu).
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Mary Newburn, Head of Research and Information, NCT, said:   “Comments like these are concerning to read. All adults with the mental capacity to make decisions have the right to decide which treatment options they accept or decline. Pregnant women...
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The NCT supports the Breast Cancer UK campaign, No More BPA, and joins them in calling for companies producing baby bottles to stop using Bisphenol A (BPA) in their manufacture processes. Until this happens, there must be clear labeling of baby bottles...
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Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley announced plans today for a public health service that gives more power to local people over their health, whilst keeping a national grip on population-wide issues.
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Data from the WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health(1) shows that risk of maternal death and serious complications is higher for women undergoing caesarean section that is not medically indicated than for those where there is a medical...
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Over 95% of women in the UK are not able to choose where to give birth, a new report released today by the NCT (National Childbirth Trust) has found. Offering women choice of where to give birth is government policy across the UK as it is proven to have...
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NCT Scholars showcases academic work of NCT practitioners and staff on maternity and transition to parenthood topics, including publications and unpublished theses not available elsewhere.
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NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, and Unilever are celebrating today after being named winners of the Charity Partnership category at Third Sector’s Business Charity Awards.
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NCT services include antenatal and postnatal courses, drop-in sessions, one-to-one support with breastfeeding, peer support and telephone helplines.
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The results of NCT Stars 2014 will be announced at our spectacular event on Tuesday 9 September 2014 at the House of Commons.
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Background New research from the University of Oxford supports the policy of all women having access to a birth centre run by midwives – either alongside a hospital unit or on a separate site in the community. Giving birth at home or in a midwifery unit...
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Unemployment figures were today released by the Office of National Statistics. They showed an increase of 70,000 – largely credited to the high numbers of women attempting to get back into work, changing their status from “economically inactive” to “...
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The Government has announced plans to deliver free classes for parents in three areas of the country. NCT is among the organisations which will be delivering the classes from this summer. The trials will take place in Camden in London, Middlesbrough and...
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