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Delivering change

05 March 2008

Nursing Standard


Lynne Leyshon is the driving force behind major changes to maternity services in Torbay. But hands-on midwifery is still her first love.

How to perform an episiotomy

10 February 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points An episiotomy may be necessary to assist some women to give birth. An episiotomy is a surgical incision intentionally made to increase the...

Biological basis of child health 2: introduction to fertilisation, prenatal development and birth

09 April 2020

Nursing Children and Young People


This article is the second in a series called the biological basis of child health. It considers the period of development from fertilisation to birth, outlining the...

Group B streptococcus in pregnancy: intrapartum care choices for women

27 November 2015

Primary Health Care


Group B streptococcus (GBS) colonisation can occur intermittently in a proportion of the population. This normally benign gram-positive bacterium has the potential...