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RCM calls for ‘right staff in the right place with the right education and training’ ahead of General Election

RCM calls for ‘right staff in the right place with the right education and training’ ahead of General Election

on 17 June 2024 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM), alongside The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG), and the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) are today issuing ...
New RCM guide offers practical solutions to maternity safety crisis

New RCM guide offers practical solutions to maternity safety crisis

By New RCM guide offers practical solutions to maternity safety crisis on 28 May 2024 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging politicians and the incoming Government to tackle maternity safety head-on in its new pre-election How to Fix guide.   Breaking down barriers between staff groups by strengthening multidisciplinary ...
Midwives in Northern Ireland work thousands of unpaid hours to keep services running safely
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Midwives in Northern Ireland work thousands of unpaid hours to keep services running safely

on 17 May 2024 Findings published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed that during just one week in April midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) in Northern Ireland worked 4,300 unpaid hours to keep services running safely. Three ...
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'We must work together to improve outcomes' says RCM on Saving Babies Lives report

By We must work together to improve outcomes says RCM on Saving Babies Lives report on 14 May 2024 ‘Improving maternity outcomes needs to be everyone’s business. The Government, healthcare leaders and all those working in maternity services need to work together to improve tragic outcomes’. That’s the message the from Royal College ...
 RCM leader calls for a revolution in maternity services
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RCM leader calls for a revolution in maternity services

By RCM leader calls for a revolution in maternity services on 08 May 2024 The head of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has pledged to start a revolution in maternity care. Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, made an impassioned plea at the RCM’s national conference to midwives and maternity support workers ...
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Welsh midwives work hundreds of unpaid extra hours to keep services safe

on 10 April 2024 Midwives in Wales are working hundreds of extra unpaid hours to keep maternity services running safely. Results of a poll published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed more than eight out of 10 (83%) midwives have worked extra ...
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Scottish midwives work hundreds of unpaid extra hours to keep services safe  

on 10 April 2024 Midwives in Scotland are working hundreds of extra hours without pay to keep maternity services running safely. The results of a new poll published today by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have laid bare the extent of the problem with nine ...
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