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Leading Maternity Royal Colleges urge NHS to avoid redeploying maternity staff in wake of rising COVID-19 cases
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Leading Maternity Royal Colleges urge NHS to avoid redeploying maternity staff in wake of rising COVID-19 cases

on 22 December 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging NHS Trusts and Boards to ensure that maternity staff are not redeployed to other areas of the hospital as COVID-19 cases rise again.
Maternity Royal Colleges welcome prioritisation of pregnant women for COVID-19 vaccination
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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome prioritisation of pregnant women for COVID-19 vaccination

on 16 December 2021 Urgent efforts must now be made to ensure that pregnant women are fast tracked when booking their COVID-19 vaccines. The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have welcomed the ...
Maternity Royal Colleges welcome extension to booster COVID-19 vaccine programme
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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome extension to booster COVID-19 vaccine programme

on 30 November 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives  have welcomed a decision by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to roll out the COVID-19 booster vaccine to all people over the ...
Maternity Colleges urge pregnant women to have flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine this winter
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Maternity Colleges urge pregnant women to have flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine this winter

on 22 October 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are urging pregnant women to have the flu vaccine alongside the COVID-19 vaccine this winter to protect themselves and their babies from ...
RCM responds to HSIB report into intrapartum stillbirths during COVID-19
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RCM responds to HSIB report into intrapartum stillbirths during COVID-19

on 16 September 2021 The pandemic has had a significant and detrimental impact on many aspects of healthcare, including maternity care the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said in response to a new report into stillbirths during COVID-19 by the Healthcare Safety ...
Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic
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Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic

on 13 September 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) called for more investment in the NHS and other public services in a composite motion to the TUC Congress yesterday. The RCM says this is the minimum required to put right a decade of austerity and underinvestment ...
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