The RCM are the voice of all midwives in the UK, campaigning for the resources, quality, safety and choice women need in maternity services now and in the future. We speak up for decent student bursaries, jobs when you qualify and fulfilling midwifery careers. We promote evidence-based innovation, continuing professional development and excellence in practice. Membership means you can be prepared for professional life ahead and know you have the backing of the UKs leading organisation for midwives and midwifery.
NEW Latest Student / NQ research
This is the third year that the Royal College of Midwives has conducted a survey of newly qualified midwives to investigate their experiences of finding a job. Using Birthrate Plus methodology the RCM calculates that there is currently a total shortage of 4,787 midwives in the UK; despite this shortage the RCM continues to find that newly qualified midwives are unable to secure a post as a midwife. Read the survey results in full here
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