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 RCM respond to reports on PRB pay recommendation

RCM respond to reports on PRB pay recommendation

on 20 July 2024 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have responded to reports that the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) has recommended an above-inflation pay rise of 5.5%. The PRB say this is in line with increases in private sector pay, that’s according ...
RCM urges Government to take opportunity to improve maternity care
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RCM urges Government to take opportunity to improve maternity care

on 12 July 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today offering a ‘health check’ on England’s maternity services with the publication of its State of Maternity Services report. It follows hot on the heels of the NHS long-term workforce plan which was ...
RCM welcomes new NHS England workforce plan - reserves judgment until Government makes its plans for investment clear
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RCM welcomes new NHS England workforce plan - reserves judgment until Government makes its plans for investment clear

on 30 June 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed NHS England’s long-awaited long-term workforce plan, but warned that, without the necessary investment, the plan will be rendered meaningless.
Government must invest in staff and services to deliver better maternity care for Black and Asian women says RCM
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Government must invest in staff and services to deliver better maternity care for Black and Asian women says RCM

on 18 April 2023 Investment and resources must be targeted towards reducing poorer outcomes for Black women in maternity care as a matter of urgency. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) responding to a report from the House of Commons ...
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Stop smoking incentive scheme a positive step but investment on many fronts needed says RCM

on 11 April 2023 More investment is needed on multiple fronts to continue reducing smoking in pregnancy rates says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The College’s call follows today’s Government announcement of a financial incentive scheme to encourage ...
All health unions must be brought into pay negotiations says RCM
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All health unions must be brought into pay negotiations says RCM

on 22 February 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says that any negotiations around NHS pay must be with all health unions. The statement follows an announcement late yesterday that the Government are set to enter into pay negotiations with the Royal College ...
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RCM calls for face-to-face talks with Health Secretary 

on 14 December 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called on Health Secretary Steve Barclay to meet with frontline maternity staff to help him understand their frustration. The call comes a day after a ballot for industrial action among midwives ...
This is ‘at best foolish and at worst negligent’ says RCM responding to reports of a speech by the Health Secretary  
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This is ‘at best foolish and at worst negligent’ says RCM responding to reports of a speech by the Health Secretary  

on 01 September 2022 Responding to the Health Secretary’s speech to Policy Exchange, as reported in this morning’s Times, Birte Harlev-Lam, Executive Director Midwife at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “To suggest that maternity services should be deprioritised ...
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