By Warwick midwife awarded national honour on 13 March 2020
A Warwick midwife has received a prestigious Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Fellowship for her inspiring midwifery work. Sarah Noble, Head of Midwifery at South Warwickshire Foundation Trust, received the award at the RCM’s national Education ...
By RCM responds to CQC briefing on improving safety in NHS maternity services on 12 March 2020
‘Every pregnant woman should have a good birth experience that is safe and positive’ says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the latest briefing paper on maternity safety published by the CQC.
on 09 March 2020
Guidance for healthcare professionals on managing coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy has been published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Paediatrics ...
By RCM calls for urgent review of financial support for student midwives on 06 March 2020
Today the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) will call for an urgent review of financial support for student midwives at the TUC’s Women’s Conference.
In 2017 student midwives lost their bursary and started getting billed for full university ...
By Imprisonment should not compromise maternity care for women says RCM on 05 March 2020
UK prisons must ensure women who are pregnant and imprisoned are receiving high quality safe care throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it addresses the TUC’s Women’s Conference ...
on 04 March 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has welcomed a report by the Chief Midwifery Officer for England that shows progress is being made to improve maternity care, but has sounded a note of caution as demands on services increase.
By Half of maternity units understaffed says new survey on 03 March 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for more investment in midwives and maternity services as a new RCM survey of senior midwives shows half of maternity units are understaffed.
Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, said:
By Prison is no place for women to give birth, says Royal College of Midwives on 26 February 2020
All women in prison or custody must have equal maternity care to those women on the outside. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) today as it responds a report from the Nuffield Trust.
The report ‘Locked out? Prisoners' ...