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Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services
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Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services

By Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling on NHS Trusts and Boards to provide better support to maternity staff after a survey revealed that nearly a third of midwives had received no advice or training they need to care for women with ...
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‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change  

By ‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change   on 03 April 2020 ‘It’s necessary to look at how we deliver all parts of the health service to ensure that we can provide care for those with Covid-19 while continuing to provide safe maternity care to women and their babies’ that’s the message from the Royal College ...
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RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff

By RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff on 02 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the publication of new UK-wide guidance about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by NHS staff who are likely to come into contact with people infected by the coronavirus. The ...
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Government must include NHS midwives in emergency visa extension plan says RCM

By Government must include NHS midwives in emergency visa extension plan says RCM on 02 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling on the Government to extend the visas of NHS midwives from overseas who are in the UK on a work visa, after similar visas were automatically extended for doctors, nurses and paramedics as part ...
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RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff

By RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff on 02 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the publication of new UK-wide guidance about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by NHS staff who are likely to come into contact with people infected by the coronavirus. The ...
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Government must include NHS midwives in emergency visa extension plan says RCM

By Government must include NHS midwives in emergency visa extension plan says RCM on 02 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling on the Government to extend the visas of NHS midwives from overseas who are in the UK on a work visa, after similar visas were automatically extended for doctors, nurses and paramedics as part ...
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Updated advice for pregnant women who are working in the NHS and other work settings during the coronavirus outbreak

By Updated advice for pregnant women who are working in the NHS and other work settings during the coronavirus outbreak on 26 March 2020 Updated guidance emphasises that pregnant women of any gestation should be offered the choice of whether to work in direct patient-facing roles during the coronavirus pandemic Ostetricians and Gynaecologists and Women who are less than ...
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RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland

By RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland on 26 March 2020 Commenting on the publication of regulations for the provision of abortion services in Northern Ireland, the Director of the Royal College of Midwives in Northern Ireland Karen Murray said: “We now have the regulations under which women ...
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