on 12 January 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for an immediate delay to Government plans for mandatory COVID vaccination of NHS staff in England, fearing a catastrophic impact on maternity services.
on 22 December 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging NHS Trusts and Boards to ensure that maternity staff are not redeployed to other areas of the hospital as COVID-19 cases rise again.
on 16 December 2021
Urgent efforts must now be made to ensure that pregnant women are fast tracked when booking their COVID-19 vaccines.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have welcomed the ...
on 15 December 2021
Today (12 December) the NHS staff council have issued a joint statement in relation to annual leave and carry forward leave for midwives, maternity support workers, and all NHS staff. This follows a recent announcement from the Prime Minister ...
on 30 November 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives have welcomed a decision by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to roll out the COVID-19 booster vaccine to all people over the ...
on 15 November 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Benevolent Fund has officially formed a new alliance with the Cavell Nurses’ Trust to continue supporting midwives and maternity support workers during times of personal financial hardship. The occasion ...
on 11 November 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said ‘the continued impact of entrenched societal inequalities continues to show in these tragic results’ as it responds to the latest MBRRACE-UK Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care report 2021.
on 10 November 2021
Scotland’s Professional Advisor for Midwifery and Perinatal Care Jaki Lambert has been appointed as the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) new Director for Scotland. Jaki will start in the role in February 2022.
on 09 November 2021
A consultant midwife and former Royal College of Midwives (RCM) President has been awarded with an Honorary Fellowship from the RCM at its Annual Midwifery Awards. Dr. Kathryn Gutteridge received her award at a glittering awards ceremony ...
By Former Scottish Chief Midwife awarded national honour on 08 November 2021
Scotland’s former Chief Midwife, Professor Ann Holmes, has received a prestigious Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Fellowship for her contribution to midwifery. She received her award at the RCM’s Annual Awards on 27 October.