on 14 October 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives have welcomed the latest MBRRACE report released today, which looks at the rates of stillbirths and neonatal deaths during 2019.
on 14 October 2021
A Public Health Wales (PHW) campaign to encourage pregnant women to get the Coronavirus vaccine has been launched today. PHW says that increasing numbers of unvaccinated pregnant women are in hospital seriously ill with the virus.
By RCM warn of midwife exodus as maternity staffing crisis grows on 04 October 2021
Midwives are being driven out of the NHS by understaffing and fears they can’t deliver safe care to women in the current system, according to a new survey of its members by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
By New flexible working rules good for staff and employers says RCM on 24 September 2021
New flexible working rights will be good for staff and employers alike, say the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as new rules are introduced to allow NHS employees in England to request flexible working from their first day of employment.
on 21 September 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed a new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which has called for maternity service improvements to be prioritised to ensure safer care for all mothers and babies.
Leadership and ...
on 17 September 2021
Poor working cultures must be tackled if we are to make UK maternity services safer, so says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on World Patient Safety Day.
A positive working environment, where multi-disciplinary teams work and train ...
on 02 September 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Wales is ‘looking forward to working with the newly appointed Chief Nursing Officer to support maternity services to get back on track post pandemic’.
Restoring maternity services and focusing on ...
on 17 August 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging pregnant women in Scotland to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the best way to protect themselves and their baby against the worst impact of the disease. The call comes following a rise in unvaccinated ...
on 22 July 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Wales have today expressed disappointment that its members are to receive a 3% pay award and have called on the Welsh Government to meet with joint staff side to see if a better pay increase can be achieved.
on 06 July 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the findings of a landmark report released today by MPs into maternity safety. In particular the call for urgent action to address ...