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Maternity & Midwifery Directory Launch

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For maternity and midwifery services in the UK the pandemic seemed to make time stand still, if not go backwards. Home births cancelled, water births restricted, limited visitors (fathers were never allowed in when I was born). But time did not stand still.  Maternity and midwifery is going through its......
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A Holding Time Project call to arms: a collective portrait of breastfeeding

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A Holding Time Project call to arms: a collective portrait of breastfeeding
During National Breastfeeding week at the start of August Improving Me, the NHS Cheshire and Merseyside’s Women and Children’s Partnership launched the Holding Time Project. This involved a call for participants in an inter-disciplinary, multi-channel art project, developed by visual artist Lisa Creagh on behalf of the partnership. The focus......
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It’s time to get equality in vaccinations

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It’s time to get equality in vaccinations
As the summer months progress here in the UK, there continue to be reverberations in the press and on social media about COVID-19 and vaccines. Writing today, rates continue to rise, with another 230,800 testing positive within the last week. The vaccination rate for the adult population has 88% for......