on 19 June 2019
Today the Welsh Government has announced that it will maintain bursaries for those electing to study an eligible health related programme, including midwifery. This arrangement is intended to be in place for those electing to study an eligible ...
on 09 October 2018
Today the First Minister of Scotland has announced an increase in bursaries for student midwives and nurses, something the RCM in Scotland has been lobbying for. In England, student midwives and nurses do not get a bursary and have to pay their ...
By RCM on 05 April 2018
There has been a 35 percent (35%) drop in the number of applicants to midwifery courses since 2013, that’s according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) who have analysed the latest UCAS data on applications to midwifery courses in England.
By RCM on 26 January 2018
‘Too little attention has been given to retaining midwives and nurses in the NHS, which has clearly resulted in more leaving than joining the profession’ say the Health Committee in their latest report published today (Friday January 26th) ...
By RCM on 18 August 2017
New UCAS data has revealed that the number of students on midwifery and nursing degree courses is down 8 percent, that’s according to a report by the Health Service Journal (HSJ).