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Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine
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Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

on 07 May 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and have today expressed concern that pregnant women invited for vaccination are still struggling to access the right COVID vaccine for ...
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Celebrate midwives by investing in their pay says RCM on International Day of the Midwife 

on 05 May 2021 Investing in midwives also means investing in their pay, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as the College and its members celebrate International Day of the Midwife (IDM) tomorrow (5 May).
RCM sets out its actions on Ockenden Review
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RCM sets out its actions on Ockenden Review

on 31 March 2021 Today the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has set out clear intentions and actions to address recommendations from the interim Ockenden review into maternity failings at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Foundation Trust. The RCM says the Ockenden ...
Only move maternity staff as last resort, Royal Colleges urge hospital CEOs
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Only move maternity staff as last resort, Royal Colleges urge hospital CEOs

on 22 January 2021 Two leading Royal Colleges are urging hospitals not to redeploy staff away from maternity services except as a last resort to ensure care for women and their babies remains safe. The call comes in a joint letter from the Royal College of Midwives ...
Pregnant women need more mental health support says RCM
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Pregnant women need more mental health support says RCM

on 19 January 2021 More investment and training are needed to enable midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) to offer better mental health support for women throughout pregnancy and postnatally, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) publishing updated ...
RCM calls for ‘a decent pay deal’ amid staffing shortages, fears for safety low morale and burnout
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RCM calls for ‘a decent pay deal’ amid staffing shortages, fears for safety low morale and burnout

By Gemma Murphy on 19 January 2021 Eight out of 10 (83%) Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members say they do not feel their maternity service has the right number of staff to operate safely, with a further 71% of members considering leaving the profession for good. These latest ...
Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move 
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Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move 

on 18 January 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) along with 13 other Health unions representing more than 1.3m NHS workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister today (Monday) urging him to speed up the pay process so NHS staff receive a promised ...
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