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Released on: 19/11/2020

NCT is delighted to have appointed the equality and social justice charity brap as an external partner to help affect a major culture shift in its equality, diversity and inclusion practices. Together with the formation of a charity-wide Diversity Network, this is the next step in a comprehensive and reinvigorated plan of work to improve, update and embed the charity’s approach to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Released on: 16/11/2020

In response to today’s survey from the Royal College of Midwives which found the safety of maternity services under serious threat, Angela McConville, Chief Executive, NCT, said:

Released on: 22/09/2020

NCT was delighted to attend an engagement event hosted by the Duchess of Cambridge today, focusing on the value of peer support for new parents’ mental health.

Released on: 11/09/2020

Following the changes to Covid-19 guidance in England and Scotland this week, Sarah McMullen, Director of Impact and Engagement, NCT, said:

Released on: 25/08/2020

In response to a rapid review from MBRRACE-UK about recent maternal deaths and actions needed to improve management of COVID-19, Sarah McMullen, Director of Impact and Engagement, NCT, said:

Released on: 31/07/2020

Due to the tremendous efforts of our staff, practitioners and volunteers, NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, evolved rapidly in response to Covid-19 to continue to support pregnant women, their partners and new families and meet rising demand for our services.

Released on: 29/06/2020

In response to the latest measures introduced by NHS England to support BAME women during the Covid-19 pandemic, head of insight and engagement at NCT, Sarah McMullen said: 

Released on: 24/04/2020

NCT is working in partnership with digital health app Peppy and LCGB (Lactation Consultants of Great Britain), to launch a trial of a new digital service to support expectant and new parents through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Released on: 14/04/2020

Charities including NCT who support parents and families during the COVID-19 outbreak are warning that their vital services will soon cease to exist without urgent financial support from the Government.

Released on: 09/04/2020

We join over 40 leading mental health, family and children’s charities and professional bodies to call on national and local decision makers to give urgent attention to the wellbeing of babies, toddlers and their parents during the COVID-19 crisis.

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