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Free labour to support those in labour no way to run maternity services says RCM
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Free labour to support those in labour no way to run maternity services says RCM

on 10 April 2024 Findings published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed that during one week in March midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) in England, Scotland and Wales worked 136,834 extra unpaid hours to keep services running ...
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Welsh midwives work hundreds of unpaid extra hours to keep services safe

on 10 April 2024 Midwives in Wales are working hundreds of extra unpaid hours to keep maternity services running safely. Results of a poll published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed more than eight out of 10 (83%) midwives have worked extra ...
Scottish midwives work hundreds of unpaid extra hours to keep services safe   
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Scottish midwives work hundreds of unpaid extra hours to keep services safe  

on 10 April 2024 Midwives in Scotland are working hundreds of extra hours without pay to keep maternity services running safely. The results of a new poll published today by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have laid bare the extent of the problem with nine ...
RCM tells politicians how to fix the midwifery staffing crisis with new pre-election guide
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RCM tells politicians how to fix the midwifery staffing crisis with new pre-election guide

on 29 February 2024 'Ending the national midwife shortage is possible,’ says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it launches a new guide with solutions for the next UK Parliament. Low-cost solutions to improve working conditions for midwives, practical ...
Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland
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Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland

By Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland on 26 February 2024 Months of waiting and campaigning, two days of strike action and a reformed Executive the RCM says has ‘finally’ resulted in a ‘long overdue’ pay offer for its members in Northern Ireland. The proposed pay offer would see the restoration ...
RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme
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RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme

on 29 January 2024 “The testimonies of the midwives, the women, and their families are heartbreaking and must be the catalyst for change. We have heard too many stories and read too many reports all raising the same red flags around staff shortages, lack of training ...
Safe maternity services will be maintained say RCM on eve of strike
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Safe maternity services will be maintained say RCM on eve of strike

on 17 January 2024 ‘Safe maternity services will be maintained, and midwives who take part in the strike action will not be in breach of their code of practice.’ That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on the eve of widespread industrial action ...
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