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RCM calls for an early and significant pay rise for midwives, MSWs and all NHS staff at TUC Congress

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 ...
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RCM and RCOG urge NHS England to publish guidance on partners during pregnancy

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 ...
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Midwives missing meals and loo breaks to keep services running
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Midwives missing meals and loo breaks to keep services running

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 ...
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Safety must be the number one priority in maternity care, say leading Royal Colleges

on 24 July 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have reiterated that the safety of women and babies in maternity services must be the number one priority of all care, as they welcome the announcement ...
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