on 03 June 2019
Today, the Interim NHS People Plan has been published.
Commenting on the plan, Gill Walton, Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said: “We welcome the interim plan as a good basis on which to move forward. ...
on 28 May 2019
NICE has issued draft guidance on workplace health that focusses on long-term sickness absence and capability to work. This is a partial update to the 2009 guideline on workplace health (PH19). The new recommendations emphasise that health ...
on 15 April 2019
Shifting the culture of bullying and harassment and ensuring dignity at work for NHS staff in Scotland are the subjects of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) motions at the STUC which gets underway in Dundee, Scotland today.
on 20 February 2019
The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced a package of measures to better support the mental health of NHS workers. Put together by Health Education England (HEE), it includes an offer of rest spaces for on-call staff, a 24/7 support and ...
By RCM on 14 March 2018
Excessive workloads and lack of resources are leading to burn-out and high stress levels in midwives and other maternity staff according to a new survey from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The survey is part of the RCM’s Caring for You campaign ...
By RCM on 18 August 2017
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) is working with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to enhance the support available for midwives and maternity colleagues.
By RCM on 04 August 2017
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is working with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to enhance the support available for midwives and maternity colleagues. The Trust’s maternity services have signed the RCM’s Caring for You Charter, which ...
By RCM on 28 July 2017
Maternity services at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have become the latest trust in England to sign up to The Royal College of Midwives (RCMs) health and well being campaign, Caring for You.
By RCM on 20 July 2017
Today The Point of Care Foundation has published a new briefing - Behind Closed Doors - highlighting that NHS staff have become the shock absorbers of an NHS under chronic strain.