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Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan
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Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan

By Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan on 20 May 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have after years of campaigning welcomed the inclusion of perinatal mental health in Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Action Plan. Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said:
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‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change  

By ‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change   on 03 April 2020 ‘It’s necessary to look at how we deliver all parts of the health service to ensure that we can provide care for those with Covid-19 while continuing to provide safe maternity care to women and their babies’ that’s the message from the Royal College ...
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RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland

By RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland on 26 March 2020 Commenting on the publication of regulations for the provision of abortion services in Northern Ireland, the Director of the Royal College of Midwives in Northern Ireland Karen Murray said: “We now have the regulations under which women ...
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RCM urges Northern Ireland members to vote yes on positive pay offer

on 30 January 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today begun consulting with its members on a new pay deal. The RCM is urging its members in Northern Ireland to accept the deal brokered by the RCM with the new Stormont government. It finally gives HSC midwives ...
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RCM suspends industrial action ballot following ‘positive’ pay offer - Consultation with affected members to start 20 January

on 17 January 2020 After intense negotiations with the newly-appointed Health Minister, the Royal College of Midwives is to suspend its ballot for industrial action with immediate effect. The outline agreement will see Northern Ireland midwives and maternity ...
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Northern Ireland midwives urged to vote yes in ballot on industrial action starting today

on 06 January 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging its members in Northern Ireland to vote yes in a ballot starting today on industrial action. The ballot, which asks midwives and Maternity Support Workers (MSWs) whether they wish to take industrial ...
 Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action
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Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action

By Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action on 15 December 2019 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) working in Northern Ireland are to be balloted by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on industrial action up to and including strike action. The ballot will open on Monday 6 January 2020 and will ...
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‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’

By ‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’ on 15 November 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has announced that they will ballot their members in Northern Ireland over pay. This follows a meeting today where the RCM Board made a unanimous decision to formally ballot midwives and maternity support ...
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‘RCM responds to Public Sector Pay policy for 2019/20 in relation to Northern Ireland’

By   ‘RCM responds to Public Sector Pay policy for 2019/20 in relation to Northern Ireland’ on 31 October 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has responded to the announcement today by the Department of Finance on the setting of public sector pay policy for 2019/20. Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said;“It’s disappointing ...
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