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CMV Action are working with the University of York to estimate how much congenital CMV and the long-term impairments it can cause cost the UK each year. ...

 

Well done CMV Action! It is great to hear that this paper has now been published.

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have recently issued a Scientific Impact Paper (No.56) “Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection: Update on Treatment” .

This summarises the issues around screening, diagnosis and...

YHEC, at The University of York, have been commissioned by CMV Action to try to estimate how much congenital CMV and the long-term impairments it can cause cost the UK each year.

This will help to raise awareness of just how serious the economic impact of congenital CMV is. We hope the report will be used to encourage more research...

Our Patron, former Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh, will be reunited with dance partner Pasha Kovalev from series 10.

The 35-year-old said she is excited "to be back in the Strictly bubble for Christmas".

 

 
We had a busy morning at the RCM Conference.  The two-day annual conference, this year being held at the at the Manchester Central Convention Centre, welcomed 1800 midwife delegates today and tomorrow and our stand is well positioned to catch delegates as they arrive and move towards the various...

16th October 2017

CMV Action delivered a study session to the lovely third-year Midwifery students at the University of York as part of their “Service Improvement” module.  Areas covered included spotting symptoms of the virus, risk management and the important role a Midwife can play in educating women as well as work of CMV Action...


The UK National Screening Committee (NSC) recently held a consultation reviewing the evidence for whether to screen new-born babies for cytomegalovirus (CMV).  Screening does not currently take place in the UK and the consultation called for new evidence which the Committee could use to consider a...

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Hello, my son’s name is Jamie and he is 14 months old.  He was born with congenital CMV. Pregnancy wise, everything was normal, I had 5 scans, all fine... It was only 3 weeks... Read more
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