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It’s time to level up, RCM leader tells conference

on 06 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives opened its annual conference today with a call for greater equity and equality for those working in – and supported by – maternity services. Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, told delegated joining the ...
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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 ...
Imprisonment should not compromise maternity care for women says RCM   
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Imprisonment should not compromise maternity care for women says RCM

By Imprisonment should not compromise maternity care for women says RCM   on 05 March 2020 UK prisons must ensure women who are pregnant and imprisoned are receiving high quality safe care throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it addresses the TUC’s Women’s Conference ...
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Half of maternity units understaffed says new survey

By Half of maternity units understaffed says new survey on 03 March 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for more investment in midwives and maternity services as a new RCM survey of senior midwives shows half of maternity units are understaffed. Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, said: “Despite ...
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Unit closures, fears for safety and major financial constraints impacting on quality of maternity care all highlighted in new RCM report

By RCM on 19 December 2017 Almost 50 percent (49%) of Heads of Midwifery (HOMs) from across the UK have told The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) that they have had to close their maternity units at some point in the past year because they could not cope with the demand and ...
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