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'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’
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'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’

By 'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’ on 15 January 2020 A framework to enable maternity services to access useful tools and information to implement continuity of carer and local delivery of care has been published by the Scottish Government.
'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’
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'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’

By RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’ on 02 January 2020 The Scottish Government have today re-announced support for new mothers and their families. This includes more than £50 million to improve access to mental health support for expectant and new mothers, and £12 million to transform maternity ...
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RCM calls on governments to invest in maternity services to honour international Year of the Midwife

By RCM calls on governments to invest in maternity services to honour international Year of the Midwife on 01 January 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling on governments at home and abroad to honour the spirit of the international Year of the Midwife by investing properly in maternity services and those providing them. The RCM sees the World Health ...
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HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on  eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020
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HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020

By HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020 on 29 December 2019 HRH The Princess Royal has written to UK midwives highlighting their work on the eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020. Writing the letter in her role as Patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) HRH The Princess Royal celebrates the work and ...
The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter  to midwives this Christmas
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The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter to midwives this Christmas

By The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter to midwives this Christmas on 28 December 2019 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has written an open letter to UK midwives, after spending several days with midwives and maternity support workers at Kingston Hospital’s Maternity Unit earlier this year. In the letter, the Duchess expresses ...
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OBE for RCM Director in New Year Honours

By OBE for RCM Director in New Year Honours on 28 December 2019 On the eve of International Year of the Midwife there is good news for the RCM’s Executive Directive for Professional Leadership Birte Harlev-Lam. Birte has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s honours for services to maternity and children’s ...
OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units
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OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units

By OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units on 19 December 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM)and the The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the are delighted to announce that the OASI Care Bundle Project will be rolled out in 20 new maternity units across England, Wales and ...
 ‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’
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‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’

By ‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’ on 16 December 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed the Prime Ministers announcement that all student midwives on courses in England from September 2020 will receive a £5,000 year grant for every year they are studying. The reintroduction ...
 Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action
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Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action

By Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action on 15 December 2019 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) working in Northern Ireland are to be balloted by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on industrial action up to and including strike action. The ballot will open on Monday 6 January 2020 and will ...
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