HRH The Princess Royal has written to UK midwives highlighting their work on the eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020. Writing the letter in her role as Patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) HRH The Princess Royal celebrates the work and dedication of midwives and their maternity service colleagues.

HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020

By HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020 on 29 December 2019 Midwives NHS RCM Royal Family

 HRH The Princess Royal has written to UK midwives highlighting their work on the eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020.

Writing the letter in her role as Patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) HRH The Princess Royal celebrates the work and dedication of midwives and their maternity service colleagues.

Responding, Gill Walton CEO and General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) said:

 “It is such an honour for midwives, their colleagues and the RCM that HRH The Princess Royal is recognising their work in such a public way. As our Patron she has made many visits to maternity units across the UK. Her interest and concern for midwives, their colleagues and the women and babies they care for is obvious and heartfelt.

“This letter will mean so much to midwives and I thank HRH The Princess Royal deeply for this message of support as we begin to celebrate the Year of the Midwife.”

The letter comes on the eve of the World Health Organization designated Year of the Midwife in 2020, which the RCM will mark with events across the year.

 

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The RCM is the only trade union and professional association dedicated to serving midwifery and the whole midwifery team. We provide workplace advice and support, professional and clinical guidance and information, and learning opportunities with our broad range of events, conferences and online resources. For more information visit the RCM website at https://www.rcm.org.uk/.

 

 

 

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