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 ...
By Gemma Murphy on 15 September 2020
‘Give midwives and maternity support workers the early and significant pay rise we deserve.’ That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to TUC Congress 2020 as the trade union continues to push forward talks to secure a pay rise ...
By Gemma Murphy on 08 September 2020
Today two leading Royal Colleges have called the delay by NHS England in publishing guidance on partners attending births, scans and other ante- and postnatal appointments as ‘unacceptable’. The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal ...
By Midwives missing meals and loo breaks to keep services running on 20 August 2020
Midwives are missing meals and delaying going to the toilet because they do not have enough time for breaks, according to a new survey from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
Midwives are also working additional unpaid hours, on top of ...
By RCM responds to CQC report and rating of Basildon maternity services on 19 August 2020
Commenting on the CQC’s report and rating of Basildon Hospital’s maternity services, Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Midwives, said:
By RCM comments on Matt Hancock speech and decision to axe Public Health England on 18 August 2020
Commenting on the announcement this morning by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to axe Public Health England (PHE), RCM Chief Executive Gill Walton said:
By RCM calls for an early and decent pay rise for midwives and maternity support workers on 17 August 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today written to MPs on behalf of its members calling for their support to bring forward pay negotiations and ensure that midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) receive a fair and decent pay rise.