Nursing & Midwifery

Baby Friendly Initiative Unicef

Cochrane Neonatal Group

Cochrane Pregnancy & Childbirth Group


General Obstetrics / Labour & Delivery / Medical Problems in Pregnancy / Obstetrical Complications

Foundation of Nursing Studies Dissemination Series - reports covering a range of projects are available

Medline Plus Pregnancy & Reproduction 

MIDwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS) - MIDIRS Midwifery Digest provides maternity health professionals with an overview of key midwifery and medical research to inform their practice

NICE Guidelines fertility, pregnancy & birth

Association of Radical Midwives - an association committed to improving the quality of maternity care provided by the NHS

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - statutory, regulatory body established to ensure nurses, midwives and health visitors provide high standards of care to their patients and clients

Royal College of Midwifery (RCM) – the trade union and professional organisation run by midwives for midwives. The website contains information about the organisations and the services it offers, with news, details of conferences and courses, continuing professional development, documents and links to other resources.

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) - represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies. The RCN website offers fulltext journal access (RCN membership or student number required), professional advice, clinical guidelines, specialist resources and a large number of publications.

Nursing and Midwifery Council videos - range of videos on the NMC Youtube channel

NMC Advice on Social Networking

NHS National Early Warning Scores - online training resource

Association for Post Natal Illness - UK charity that provides support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness