By Gemma Murphy on 16 December 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called for more investment and support for midwifery educators, as a new survey revealed less than a quarter (24%) felt there were enough staff in their educational organisation to enable them to ...
By Not sustainable to rely on bank midwives to fill vacancies in Northern Ireland says RCM
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said today it’s not surprised that midwifery vacancies have tripled in Northern Ireland over the past six years. The trade union and professional body that represents midwives in Northern Ireland say ...
By RCM secures agreement for student midwives on work and education on 30 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has secured an important clarification by NHS Health Education England (HEE) on paid placements for student midwives who joined the workforce during the pandemic. This welcome move will allay the significant ...
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.
By RCM on 18 August 2017
New UCAS data has revealed that the number of students on midwifery and nursing degree courses is down 8 percent, that’s according to a report by the Health Service Journal (HSJ).