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Scottish midwives call for more perinatal mental health training to offer better care for women - New survey shows midwives struggle to get training needed

on 08 November 2019 Scottish midwives are asking for more specialist training around perinatal mental health (PMH) so they can support pregnant women and new mothers better. The call comes in a new survey of midwives on how well prepared they are to support women ...
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‘RCM responds to Public Sector Pay policy for 2019/20 in relation to Northern Ireland’

By   ‘RCM responds to Public Sector Pay policy for 2019/20 in relation to Northern Ireland’ on 31 October 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has responded to the announcement today by the Department of Finance on the setting of public sector pay policy for 2019/20. Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said;“It’s ...
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RCM joins royal colleges and homeless charities in call for mandatory training to support homeless patients’

By RCM joins royal colleges and homeless charities in call for mandatory training to support homeless patients’ on 25 October 2019 The Royal College of midwives has joined The Royal College of Physicians along with 5 other medical colleges and homeless charities to call on Government to urgently address the needs of homeless people . The organisations made their call ...
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‘Scholarship award for midwife for work preventing deaths in high risk BME pregnant women’

By ‘Scholarship award for midwife for work preventing deaths in high risk BME pregnant women’ on 24 October 2019 A midwife was amongst five outstanding healthcare professionals who where today inducted as scholars into this year’s prestigious Mary Seacole awards This afternoon their work was recognised for being innovative, diverse and will go ...
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More understanding and support from employers needed says RCM on ACAS Menopause guide

By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 18 October 2019 Today on World Menopause Day the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has published new guidance to help employers and managers support staff who are affected by menopause symptoms at work.
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'Midwives comment as abortion is decriminalised in Northern Ireland’

By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 18 October 2019 Abortion has been decriminalised Northern Ireland. Legislation making the changes came into force at midnight The government now has until the end of March 2020 to come up with regulations for the provision of abortion services. The ...
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‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’

By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 17 October 2019 Midwives from both sides of the Irish border will join together today as the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) All Ireland Annual Midwifery Conference gets underway in Armagh.. In January ...
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‘Must do everything possible to prevent perinatal deaths says RCM on MBRRACE report’

By ‘Must do everything possible to prevent perinatal deaths says RCM on MBRRACE report’ on 04 October 2019 The latest MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report for UK Perinatal Deaths for Births has been published this week (Thursday 10th of September). This is the fifth MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report ad provides ...
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About safest and best possible care says RCM on new NMC Future Midwife Standards

on 04 October 2019 Yesterday the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved new Standards of proficiency for midwives and Standards for pre-registration midwifery programmes. The RCM has been actively engaged with the NMC on the development of these standards.
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‘RCM providing support to members now guidance on abortion law in Northern Ireland has been published’

By ‘RCM providing support to members now guidance on abortion law in Northern Ireland has been published’ on 04 October 2019 The government has published interim guidance for healthcare professionals on abortion law in Northern Ireland. The new guidelines cover the period from 22 October to 31 March 2020. They set out what will happen following changes to the ...
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