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Released on: 22/01/2019

In response to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) ‘State of Child Health: Two Years On’ report, Sarah McMullen, Head of Knowledge, NCT, said:    

Released on: 07/01/2019

In response to today’s NHS Long Term Plan, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:

Released on: 01/11/2018

Commenting on the 2018 MBRRACE-UK report, NCT senior policy advisor Elizabeth Duff said:

Released on: 26/10/2018

In response to Public Health England's latest breastfeeding statistics, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:  

Released on: 16/10/2018

Members of NCT have today (Saturday 13th October) voted at their AGM to amend the charity's articles enabling the transfer of ownership of the Midwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS) to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).

Released on: 12/06/2018

In response to a new position statement on infant feeding from the Royal College of Midwives, Abigail Wood, Head of Campaigns, NCT, said:

Released on: 27/03/2018

In response to Jeremy Hunt’s pledge to give mothers and their babies care from the same midwives throughout their maternity,

Released on: 19/03/2018

In response to a Sunday Times article yesterday about doctors and childbirth, Samantha Grimstone, Director of Communications, NCT, said:

Released on: 19/03/2018

In response to a Sunday Times article yesterday, "Doctors are ‘hopeless at childbirth’", Sam Grimstone, Director of Communications, NCT, said:

Released on: 19/03/2018

A recent report finds that rates of breastfeeding in the UK are among the lowest in the world.

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