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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care
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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care

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 ...
£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety
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£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety

on 04 July 2021 Today (4 July), maternity safety minister Nadine Dorries is announcing £2.45 million funding which will benefit NHS maternity staff and improve the safety of the women and babies they care for. The Department of Health and Social Care ...
 Decent pay rise vital to ensure the NHS is fighting fit post-pandemic, say unions
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Decent pay rise vital to ensure the NHS is fighting fit post-pandemic, say unions  

on 29 June 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) together with other health unions have written to new health secretary Sajid Javid stressing the crucial importance of pay in ensuring the NHS is ‘fighting fit’ to deal with its many post-pandemic challenges. ...
RCM calls for reverse to public health cuts to support smoking rate reduction
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RCM calls for reverse to public health cuts to support smoking rate reduction

on 25 June 2021 Pregnant women must get the support they need to reduce smoking in pregnancy says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), as NICE and Public Health England publish a draft guideline to tackle the health burden of smoking.   The guidance published ...
RCM welcomes NHS investment which will enable women to access their maternity records online
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RCM welcomes NHS investment which will enable women to access their maternity records online

on 17 June 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an announcement by NHS England that will see £52 million invested to speed up the delivery of online maternity records. The announcement was made today by the Chief Nursing Officer for England, ...
Effective and inclusive leadership a key factor in improving safety, says RCM
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Effective and inclusive leadership a key factor in improving safety, says RCM

on 11 June 2021 Effective and inclusive leadership is a key factor in improving safety in maternity services. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it launches the second instalment in its new Solution Series. The interim Ockenden ...
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