on 16 April 2021
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has today announced it will be offering pregnant women the COVID-19 vaccine, in line with the vaccine roll out plan for the UK.
on 14 April 2021
Leading health organisations including the Royal College of Midwives have called for upgrades to England’s NHS maternity service buildings to improve care for women and conditions for staff in a letter to Health Minister Nadine Dorries today.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has sought to reassure its members, healthcare workers and vulnerable pregnant women following the news that people under 30 are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.
on 06 April 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an announcement from NHS England of more maternal mental health services for new and expectant mothers. The investment is part of the NHS Long Term Plan and will see 26 newly dedicated hubs being ...
on 01 April 2021
Families and individuals across the UK are being urged by health unions to create colourful window displays in their homes and workplaces today to show support for NHS staff on the day they should have been getting a pay rise.
Artwork designed ...
on 31 March 2021
Today the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has set out clear intentions and actions to address recommendations from the interim Ockenden review into maternity failings at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Foundation Trust.
The RCM says the Ockenden ...
on 30 March 2021
Exhausted and demoralised staff may spark an exodus from the NHS unless the Government does more on support and reward. These are the stark findings of a new report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), supported by the Royal College ...
on 26 March 2021
People across the country are being asked to put colourful posters in their windows in support of a proper NHS pay rise, in a campaign launched today (Friday) by health unions representing more than a million health workers.
on 26 March 2021
NHS staff in the rest of the UK will be “bewildered” as they contrast the pay offer in Scotland with plans for the rest of the UK, the 14 NHS unions have told the Prime Minister.
The RCM together with representatives of 1.3 million NHS workers ...