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 ...
on 09 July 2020
We have got to keep up strict anti-infection measures to tackle COVID-19 says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The call follows reports of a COVID-19 infection outbreak at Hillingdon hospital.
on 09 July 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is encouraged by the increase in registered midwife numbers, but has cautioned that the UK must work harder to recruit and retain midwives to future-proof NHS maternity services. This comes as the Nursing ...
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).
By RCM secures agreement for student midwives on work and education on 30 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has secured an important clarification by NHS Health Education England (HEE) on paid placements for student midwives who joined the workforce during the pandemic. This welcome move will allay the significant ...
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.
By System failing BAME women says RCM on new study on 08 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for urgent action as a study published in the BMJ today (Monday 8 June) shows more than half of pregnant women recently admitted to UK hospitals with a COVID-19 infection were from black, Asian or ...
By RCM and RCOG respond to UKOSS study of more than 400 pregnant women hospitalised with coronavirus on 11 May 2020
A large UK study on the outcomes of 427 pregnant women and their babies during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the UK has been published today.
The results show that, between 1 March and 14 April 2020, 4.9 pregnant women per 1,000 were ...