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Advice for health professionals providing pregnancy screening tests published

By Advice for health professionals providing pregnancy screening tests published on 02 December 2020 Leading Colleges have released advice for healthcare professionals to ensure they provide screening results to pregnant women and their partners in an unbiased and non-directive way, making families aware of their options and giving them ...
RCM welcomes call from Duchess for more support for new parents
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RCM welcomes call from Duchess for more support for new parents

By Gemma Murphy on 27 November 2020 The Royal College (RCM) has welcomed the Duchess of Cambridge's call for more support for new parents. The college says the results of The Royal Foundations early years survey which will add to the growing body of evidence that tackling ...
Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM
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Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM

By Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM on 23 November 2020 A leading Royal College has called for greater support to be given to vulnerable women during pregnancy. The Royal College of Midwives has warned that, without appropriate support, women with severe and multiple disadvantage are at greater ...
‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay
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‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay

By ‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay on 18 November 2020 Deliver a decent pay deal for midwives – as part of proper funding for the NHS.  That is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) today as it steps up its campaign to secure an early and significant pay rise for its members. The RCM says ...
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Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research  

By Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research   on 29 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has said it is crucial that action is taken, particularly for pregnant women who are vulnerable and victims of domestic abuse, to reduce risk of stillbirth, in response to new research from charity Tommy’s. Findings ...
Flu vaccination for pregnant women essential this winter, say professional bodies
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Flu vaccination for pregnant women essential this winter, say professional bodies

on 12 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and are urging all pregnant women to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications ...
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It’s time to level up, RCM leader tells conference

on 06 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives opened its annual conference today with a call for greater equity and equality for those working in – and supported by – maternity services. Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, told delegated joining the ...
Value NHS staff and award early and significant pay rise says RCM 
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Value NHS staff and award early and significant pay rise says RCM 

By Value NHS staff and award early and significant pay rise says RCM  on 24 September 2020 Welcoming the report from the NHS Confederation on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on NHS staff, Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “Yet another report highlights the incredible ...
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