By RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women on 21 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called for swift implementation of an action plan announced by NHS England to provide additional support for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) pregnant women.
By ‘Improvements needed in NHS job evaluation for Maternity Support Workers’ says RCM on 29 November 2019
This week the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is celebrating and highlighting the role of maternity support workers (MSWs) in NHS maternity services.
As part of the focus on MSWs and the work that they do the RCM has today published results ...
By Not good enough says RCM on midwife numbers in Health Foundation report on 28 November 2019
Today the Health Foundation has published a report on the NHS Workforce. The reports shows how different NHS staff groups have grown in the past year. Midwives have grown in number by the smallest of any group.
By RCM on 03 May 2018
A new study published today by The Lancet which compares child mortality in England and Sweden – two high-income countries with similar levels of economic development and universal healthcare seeks to understand factors driving higher ...
By RCM on 14 March 2017
A ‘gathering storm’ of forces is threatening the safety, quality and sustainability of maternity services in England. The claim comes in a new report from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) that shows the forces driving up demand and increasing ...