By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 18 October 2019
Abortion has been decriminalised Northern Ireland.
Legislation making the changes came into force at midnight
The government now has until the end of March 2020 to come up with regulations for the provision of abortion services.
By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 17 October 2019
Midwives from both sides of the Irish border will join together today as the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) All Ireland Annual Midwifery Conference gets underway in Armagh..
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on 09 October 2019
An independent investigation into the collapse of the One to One Midwives company will be commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement North West Region. The investigation follows a call by the Royal College of Midwives for an investigation ...
By ‘Must do everything possible to prevent perinatal deaths says RCM on MBRRACE report’ on 04 October 2019
The latest MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report for UK Perinatal Deaths for Births has been published this week (Thursday 10th of September).
This is the fifth MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report ad provides ...
on 04 October 2019
Yesterday the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved new Standards of proficiency for midwives and Standards for pre-registration midwifery programmes. The RCM has been actively engaged with the NMC on the development of these standards.
By ‘RCM providing support to members now guidance on abortion law in Northern Ireland has been published’ on 04 October 2019
The government has published interim guidance for healthcare professionals on abortion law in Northern Ireland.
The new guidelines cover the period from 22 October to 31 March 2020.
They set out what will happen following changes to the ...
on 29 September 2019
Today reports say the Government has announced a new approach to NHS mental health treatment to be trialled in 12 areas of England. Reports also the Government promises around 1000 extra specialist staff with expertise in a range of mental health ...
on 27 September 2019
Commenting on proposals to establish legal reforms to limit the scope of the market in commissioning NHS services in England, Jon Skewes Executive Director for External Relations at the RCM said; “The RCM welcomes these sensible steps which ...
on 25 September 2019
The UK has a serious shortage of consultant midwives show new figures released today by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The figures from a new survey of consultant midwives build on the results of a survey in 2016 by the RCM and the RCM Consultant ...
on 24 September 2019
A call to reintroduce the bursary for student midwives came from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Chief Executive, Gill Walton in her RCM Annual Conference opening speech in Manchester today.