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First Prize Award for The NMH!

By nmhadmin 03 Feb 2023 | 0 comments
The winner of the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) Quality Improvement Award 2023 is The National Maternity Hospital with "Sips Til' Section"! Dr Nikki Higgins, Consultant Anaesthesiologist and the Anaesthetic Team won first prize at the NOCA Awards 2023 for 'Sips till Section'. This initiative has already been put in place for women booked for planned Caesarean Section.

On International Day of the Midwife 2022, The NMH joins the HSE in Encouraging People to Consider Midwifery as a Future Career

By admin 05 May 2022 | 0 comments
Follow the conversation: @NWIHP @NurMidONMSD #IDM2022 Today (5th May 2022) The National Maternity Hospital joins the HSE National Women and Infants Health Programme, together with the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services to celebrate the work undertaken by midwives and asks people thinking about a future career to consider becoming a midwife.

What International Women's Day means to some of our staff

By admin 08 Mar 2022 | 0 comments
To mark #lnternationalWomensDay, we asked a few of our staff who have been here from a few months to 43 years, what #IWD2022 means to them. The NMH has long been a centre of excellence and is leading the way in Ireland in terms of Women’s & Maternal Health.

Celebrating International Women's Day at The NMH

By admin 08 Mar 2022 | 0 comments
To mark #lnternationalWomensDay, NMH trailblazers Prof Fionnuala McAuliffe, Prof Mary Higgins & Dr Anna Curley spoke with The Irish Times about the importance – and joy – of their research in our busy maternity hospital.

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly officially opens refurbished Labour & Birthing Unit at The National Maternity Hospital to mark International Women’s Day

By admin 07 Mar 2022 | 0 comments
Twelve en-suite rooms, a hydrotherapy pool and a dedicated bereavement room, replaces its previous unit. The newly extended and refurbished unit will benefit thousands of patients every year until the hospital’s move to Elm Park. The National Maternity Hospital, Ireland’s centre of excellence for maternal and women’s health, today officially opened its doors to a fully-refurbished Labour & Birthing Unit in honour of International Women’s Day. Five additional en-suite rooms have been added, as well as en-suites added to five pre-existing rooms, bringing the total number of rooms in the unit to fourteen, twelve of which have an en-suite.  A dedicated bereavement suite and hydrotherapy pool as well as a state-of-the-art specialised room to care for immunocompromised patients have also been added to the unit.

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