on 19 August 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an updated guideline published by NICE which focuses on women-centred care, more engagement with maternity services earlier in pregnancy and informed decision making.
For the first time ...
on 09 August 2021
With summer temperatures and maternity staff still required to wear more personal protective equipment (PPE) than before the pandemic, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for common sense from NHS Trusts and Boards around access ...
By Midwives welcome clarity on caffeine in pregnancy on 18 November 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed a new study undertaken by the charity Tommy’s which aimed to understand more about reducing the risk of stillbirth in the UK by reducing caffeine in pregnancy.
on 25 February 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Scotland says it is imperative that the problems identified in a review published today on maternity services at Dr Gray’s in Elgin are addressed quickly.
By Obesity during pregnancy increases risk to both mother and baby says RCM on 20 February 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has repeated its call for clearer guidance on healthy weight management for expectant mothers after a study from the University of Edinburgh found links between high maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) and the risk ...
By 'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’ on 15 January 2020
A framework to enable maternity services to access useful tools and information to implement continuity of carer and local delivery of care has been published by the Scottish Government.