Due to the fast evolving nature of the coronavirus pandemic clinical guidance is under constant review.

Information available here will be review on a constant basis so we urge that you check content regularly.

During the period of the Covid-19 pandemic, maternity services are adapting the way in which they provide care. The following guidance for midwives, student midwives and maternity support workers provides information on how to keep safe whilst providing community based care.

As we learn more and more about COVID-19 it is clear it does not affect everyone equally. There is emerging evidence that you may be more at risk
depending on your race. This guidance will help you apply existing legislation to the arising issues in the current crisis. 

Read our guidance published in partnership with the RCOG for the provision of midwife-led settings and homebirth during the evolving coronavirus pandemic

As we learn the disparities of COVID-19 on our black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, it is important that we do all we can to improve outcomes. This flowchart breaks down the top check points all midwives and MSWs should use when looking after women at higher risk. Download here.

The Joint RCOG & RCM statement - Planning for Winter 2020/21 outlines the key principles for ongoing service planning and incorporates evidence-based learning from the first wave of the pandemic