on 30 November 2023
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has warned the Government that now is not the time for complacency in tackling the chronic shortage of midwives in England. While new figures published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show more ...
on 20 October 2023
The latest ‘State of care ‘report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) paints a worrying picture of the state of maternity services across the UK says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
on 18 October 2023
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is warning that young mothers need much more vital perinatal mental health support to reverse the rising trend of postnatal depression among teenage mothers.
on 12 October 2023
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called for a ‘whole system approach’ to address the higher rates of maternal deaths among Black and Asian women. The latest findings of the MBRRACE report, released today, show that although there was ...
on 22 September 2023
Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) across Northern Ireland will be taking to the picket lines this morning (22 September), as the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) takes strike action in frustration at the ongoing political stalemate.
on 21 September 2023
More investment is needed in Scotland’s maternity services as they come under increasing pressure from changes in the mental, physical and social health needs of pregnant women and families according to a new report from the Royal College ...
on 13 September 2023
Today midwives and maternity support worker (MSW) members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) across Northern Ireland have announced strike action from 8am to 4pm on Friday 22 September. They will also be taking industrial action short ...
on 13 September 2023
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is warning that plans to recruit and educate new midwives will be severely undermined unless substantial and sustained investment is made in midwifery education.
on 16 August 2023
The Royal College of Midwives is warning that vital perinatal mental health support is on the precipice, as it launches a new ‘roadmap’ to ensure women receive the support they need and to improve perinatal mental health care in the UK.
on 03 August 2023
Today the Nursing and Midwifery Council have published a ‘Spotlight’ report on nursing and midwifery. The report found international professionals experiencing discrimination, inconsistent support for new recruits to the professions ...