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‘Ludicrous’ says RCM that midwives still paying Immigration Health Surcharge

By ‘Ludicrous’ says RCM that midwives still paying Immigration Health Surcharge on 02 July 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today expressed its anger and frustration that, six weeks on from the Prime Minister promising that NHS staff from overseas would be exempt from the Immigration Health Surcharge, they are still paying ...
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RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women

By RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women on 21 June 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called for swift implementation of an action plan announced by NHS England to provide additional support for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) pregnant women.
New RCM survey reveals more than half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits
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New RCM survey reveals more than half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits

By New RCM survey reveals more than half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits on 30 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says it is concerned for its members’ safety following a survey which found that over half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits. Almost all of those who felt unsafe – a staggering 99% - cited fears ...
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RCM pleased that Government listened to calls on visa extensions for midwives 

By RCM pleased that Government listened to calls on visa extensions for midwives  The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed the Government’s decision to include midwives and social workers in the group of healthcare workers entitled to automatic visa extensions having initially excluded them.
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RCM welcomes announcement from Government on payment for bereaved families of NHS workers  

By RCM welcomes announcement from Government on payment for bereaved families of NHS workers   The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says that today’s announcement by the Government on an additional death in service payment for all NHS workers is ‘real recognition of the risk RCM members and all other frontline NHS staff face during this ...
Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services
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Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services

By Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling on NHS Trusts and Boards to provide better support to maternity staff after a survey revealed that nearly a third of midwives had received no advice or training they need to care for women with ...
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RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff

By RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff on 02 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the publication of new UK-wide guidance about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by NHS staff who are likely to come into contact with people infected by the coronavirus. The ...
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