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The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter  to midwives this Christmas
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The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter to midwives this Christmas

By The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter to midwives this Christmas on 28 December 2019 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has written an open letter to UK midwives, after spending several days with midwives and maternity support workers at Kingston Hospital’s Maternity Unit earlier this year. In the letter, the Duchess expresses ...
OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units
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OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units

By OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units on 19 December 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM)and the The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the are delighted to announce that the OASI Care Bundle Project will be rolled out in 20 new maternity units across England, Wales and ...
 ‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’
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‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’

By ‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’ on 16 December 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed the Prime Ministers announcement that all student midwives on courses in England from September 2020 will receive a £5,000 year grant for every year they are studying. The reintroduction ...
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MBRRACE report: Continuity of care invaluable for improving outcomes says RCM

By MBRRACE report: Continuity of care invaluable for improving outcomes says RCM on 13 December 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling for more specialist midwives in every trust and health board so that every woman gets the high-quality care and support she needs throughout her pregnancy. The RCM is also calling on healthcare ...
‘Midwives key frontline professionals who can identify FGM says RCM’
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‘Midwives key frontline professionals who can identify FGM says RCM’

By ‘Midwives key frontline professionals who can identify FGM says RCM’ on 28 November 2019 Today NHS Digital have published the latest enhanced dataset on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The data collected is from July to September 2019 and supports the Department of Health’s FGM prevention programme presenting a national ...
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‘Worrying’ says RCM as rates of obesity amongst pregnant women in Scotland on the rise’

By ‘Worrying’ says RCM as rates of obesity amongst pregnant women in Scotland on the rise’ on 27 November 2019 The Information Services Division (ISD) of NHS Scotland have published their annual report on Births in Scottish hospitals. The publication covers important statistics related to pregnancy, childbirth and the early care of babies born ...
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‘RCM responds to Conservative Party Manifesto’

By ‘RCM responds to Conservative Party Manifesto’ on 26 November 2019 The Conservative party have published their manifesto for the upcoming 2019 General Election. The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the Conservatives commitment to make the ‘NHS the best place in the world to give birth’.
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‘RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru manifesto commitment to restore mother and baby unit in Wales’

By ‘RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru manifesto commitment to restore mother and baby unit in Wales’ on 22 November 2019 Today Plaid Cymru launched their manifesto for the General Election. Responding, Helen Rogers the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Director for Wales said; “The RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru’s pledge to support the restoration of the much-needed ...
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