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Health News

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This Autumn, NHS Greater Manchester (GM) is urging all pregnant women in the region to get their winter vaccines for both flu and COVID-19 as soon as they can.
Read more about NHS Greater Manchester Urges All Pregnant Women To Get Both Their Winter Vaccines

Case study

In this blog, Caroline Finch, Programme Manager for the Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme talks about the work happening in Greater Manchester to increase the number of people from ethnic minority backgrounds working in maternity and neonatal services to ensure the workforce is representative of our population.
Read more about Improving equity, diversity and inclusion in our maternity and neonatal workforce

Health Advice

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Women who’ve recently found out they’re pregnant are being urged to come forward and book in with a midwife for vital screening tests that are sometimes missed.
Read more about NHS urges women to see their midwife ASAP with early pregnancy screening campaign

Expert View

Up to 1,238 Greater Manchester babies are born each year with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), as a result of exposure to alcohol during pregnancy.
Read more about “A very positive and rapid influence on change” – reflecting on work to reduce alcohol exposed pregnancies in Greater Manchester
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