on 26 January 2022
It is more important than ever that we encourage and support pregnant women to have the COVID vaccination says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as new research shows that in the UK 98 per cent of women admitted to critical care were ...
on 24 January 2022
The mounting NHS staffing crisis and long waiting times will become permanent unless the government brings in a game-changing retention package, with an inflation-busting pay rise at its heart, say health unions today (Monday).
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on 24 January 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed Welsh Government plans announced today to improvement maternity safety, and says they must be backed up with investment in staff, training and resources.
on 12 January 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for an immediate delay to Government plans for mandatory COVID vaccination of NHS staff in England, fearing a catastrophic impact on maternity services.
on 22 December 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging NHS Trusts and Boards to ensure that maternity staff are not redeployed to other areas of the hospital as COVID-19 cases rise again.
on 16 December 2021
Urgent efforts must now be made to ensure that pregnant women are fast tracked when booking their COVID-19 vaccines.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have welcomed the ...
on 15 December 2021
Today (12 December) the NHS staff council have issued a joint statement in relation to annual leave and carry forward leave for midwives, maternity support workers, and all NHS staff. This follows a recent announcement from the Prime Minister ...
on 30 November 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives have welcomed a decision by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to roll out the COVID-19 booster vaccine to all people over the ...
on 18 November 2021
An academic midwife from Coventry University has won a national award for her research around pregnancy in women with a rarely diagnosed genetic condition. Dr Sally Pezaro received the Royal College of Midwives Partnership Working award ...