By RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing on 23 September 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has today welcomed a report from the King’s Fund which calls for minimum standards to improve working conditions for midwives and nurses, and to address exhaustion and burnout in both professions. The report sets ...
on 14 September 2020
Maternity care must be made safer for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women, says a Royal College of Midwives (RCM) motion at the TUC Congress today. Highlighting that black pregnant women are eight times more likely ...
By Leading Royal Colleges say multi-disciplinary maternity care is key to improving maternal outcomes on 20 August 2020
Today two leading Royal Colleges have said its vital that all pregnant women admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have multi-disciplinary maternity care from the start and that the information given to pregnant women must be accessible to all.
on 29 July 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has welcomed the start of a major study on the impact of COVID-19 on black, Asian and minority ethnic healthcare workers, launched today. The research, which is led by Leicester University, will follow healthcare ...
By Turn the applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise say RCM and health unions on 03 July 2020
The government should build on the huge public support shown for the NHS during the pandemic by giving health workers across the UK an early pay rise, say the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and other health unions today (Friday).
on 03 July 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for an end to the charging of destitute migrant women for maternity care. It comes after a High Court challenge to the NHS charging policy by Maternity Action was refused.
By RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women on 21 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called for swift implementation of an action plan announced by NHS England to provide additional support for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) pregnant women.
on 17 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says we must learn lessons from a Public Health England report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities published yesterday.