Whiston Hospital midwife lands national role on RCM Board
on 18 September 2019 RCM Board Elections
A midwife from Greater Manchester has been voted onto the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) national Board.
Sarah Jones, a Specialist Midwife for Improvement and Education at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching NHS Trust took up her Board role last week.
A midwife for 11 years and a RCM steward for 6 years, Sarah works on leading, planning and implementing service improvements and education for effectiveness, safety and sustainability for both women and maternity staff.
At this years national RCM Awards, Sarah took home the RCM Members Champion Award for promoting fairness, vision and knowledge to the profession. She hopes this will translate to her new role in the RCM Board.
Sarah said: “I am very excited to take on this national role and I will ensure that midwives, maternity support workers and women are at the centre of my focus when undertaking this role. I am looking forward to being able to work closely with the RCM team to contribute positively to the work of the college.”
Sarah joins four new midwives elected to the ten person RCM Board.
Find out more on the newly elected board members here.
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Notes to editors
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/