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Midwives take maternity concerns to Scottish Parliament
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Midwives take maternity concerns to Scottish Parliament

on 28 April 2023 More investment is needed on multiple fronts to continue reducing smoking in pregnancy rates says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The College’s call follows today’s Government announcement of a financial incentive scheme to encourage ...
RCM recommends acceptance of latest pay offer as Scotland pay consultation opens
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RCM recommends acceptance of latest pay offer as Scotland pay consultation opens

on 01 March 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) opens its consultation on the latest Scottish government pay offer today, running until 19 March. The RCM is recommending that its midwife and maternity support worker (MSW) members accept the offer.
RCM to consult its members on the latest Scottish Government pay offer
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RCM to consult its members on the latest Scottish Government pay offer

on 17 February 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) will be moving to consult its members on the latest Scottish Government pay offer announced today.
RCM cites ‘cautious optimism’ on pay following Scottish Government meeting
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RCM cites ‘cautious optimism’ on pay following Scottish Government meeting

on 13 January 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said it is cautiously optimistic that its calls for a decent pay deal can be met by the Scottish Government. At a meeting yesterday (12 January), the Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, and the Cabinet ...
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Scottish Government imposes pay award, despite midwives’ rejection

on 23 December 2022 Strike action by midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) may still take place in Scotland, after the Scottish Government announced its intention to impose a pay award on health staff in Scotland. The Cabinet Secretary for Health & Social ...
RCM to consult its members on the latest Scottish Government pay offer
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RCM to consult its members on the latest Scottish Government pay offer

on 01 December 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is consulting its members in Scotland on the latest Scottish Government pay offer made late last week. The RCM online consultation opens today and closes on 15 December. The RCM – which represents most midwives ...
‘Deeply insulting’ says the RCM on revised Scotland NHS pay offer
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‘Deeply insulting’ says the RCM on revised Scotland NHS pay offer

on 21 October 2022 Scotland’s revised pay offer to midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) announced today is disappointing and deeply insulting says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The RCM is calling for the Scottish Government to rethink its position ...
Scottish midwives say yes to ballot on industrial action
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Scottish midwives say yes to ballot on industrial action

on 12 August 2022 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) working in the NHS in Scotland have overwhelmingly rejected the Scottish Government’s pay offer of 5%. In the highest ever turnout for an RCM pay consultation in Scotland, almost 90 percent ...
Leading Maternity Royal Colleges urge NHS to avoid redeploying maternity staff in wake of rising COVID-19 cases
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Leading Maternity Royal Colleges urge NHS to avoid redeploying maternity staff in wake of rising COVID-19 cases

on 22 December 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging NHS Trusts and Boards to ensure that maternity staff are not redeployed to other areas of the hospital as COVID-19 cases rise again.
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