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‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’

By ‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’ on 15 November 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has announced that they will ballot their members in Northern Ireland over pay. This follows a meeting today where the RCM Board made a unanimous decision to formally ballot midwives and maternity support ...
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Midwives welcome Labour commitment for more midwives

on 13 November 2019 The Shadow Secretary of State for Health Johnathan Ashworth today launched the Labour 'NHS Rescue Plan'. Speaking at the launch of the plan he used the closure of a maternity unit because of a shortage of midwives to confirm that Labour would ...
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All women in prison must have access to equivalent maternity care as women outside the prison system’ says RCM publishing new Position Statement on Perinatal Women in the Criminal Justice System

on 12 November 2019 Following the recent death of a new-born baby, whose mother gave birth alone in a cell at HMP Bronzefield in Surrey, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says ‘all women in prison must have access to equivalent maternity care’ to women outside ...
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Scottish midwives call for more perinatal mental health training to offer better care for women - New survey shows midwives struggle to get training needed

on 08 November 2019 Scottish midwives are asking for more specialist training around perinatal mental health (PMH) so they can support pregnant women and new mothers better. The call comes in a new survey of midwives on how well prepared they are to support women ...
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‘RCM responds to Public Sector Pay policy for 2019/20 in relation to Northern Ireland’

By   ‘RCM responds to Public Sector Pay policy for 2019/20 in relation to Northern Ireland’ on 31 October 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has responded to the announcement today by the Department of Finance on the setting of public sector pay policy for 2019/20. Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said;“It’s ...
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RCM joins royal colleges and homeless charities in call for mandatory training to support homeless patients’

By RCM joins royal colleges and homeless charities in call for mandatory training to support homeless patients’ on 25 October 2019 The Royal College of midwives has joined The Royal College of Physicians along with 5 other medical colleges and homeless charities to call on Government to urgently address the needs of homeless people . The organisations made their call ...
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‘Scholarship award for midwife for work preventing deaths in high risk BME pregnant women’

By ‘Scholarship award for midwife for work preventing deaths in high risk BME pregnant women’ on 24 October 2019 A midwife was amongst five outstanding healthcare professionals who where today inducted as scholars into this year’s prestigious Mary Seacole awards This afternoon their work was recognised for being innovative, diverse and will go ...
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More understanding and support from employers needed says RCM on ACAS Menopause guide

By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 18 October 2019 Today on World Menopause Day the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has published new guidance to help employers and managers support staff who are affected by menopause symptoms at work.
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