on 24 January 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed Welsh Government plans announced today to improvement maternity safety, and says they must be backed up with investment in staff, training and resources.
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.
on 15 December 2021
Today (12 December) the NHS staff council have issued a joint statement in relation to annual leave and carry forward leave for midwives, maternity support workers, and all NHS staff. This follows a recent announcement from the Prime Minister ...
on 14 October 2021
A Public Health Wales (PHW) campaign to encourage pregnant women to get the Coronavirus vaccine has been launched today. PHW says that increasing numbers of unvaccinated pregnant women are in hospital seriously ill with the virus.
on 02 September 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Wales is ‘looking forward to working with the newly appointed Chief Nursing Officer to support maternity services to get back on track post pandemic’.
Restoring maternity services and focusing on ...
on 22 July 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Wales have today expressed disappointment that its members are to receive a 3% pay award and have called on the Welsh Government to meet with joint staff side to see if a better pay increase can be achieved.
on 23 June 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) together with eight other trade unions in Wales have collectively called on the Welsh Government to give NHS staff an urgent, significant and well-earned pay rise.
In an open letter delivered in person ...
‘Efforts need to be redoubled to tackle smoking rates among pregnant women as a matter of urgency.’ That is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Wales as it responds to new maternity and pregnancy statistics published by the ...
on 20 April 2021
Improving the quality and safety of Welsh NHS maternity services and supporting staff post-pandemic must be priorities for the next Welsh Government says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) launching its Blueprint for maternity care in Wales ...
on 22 March 2021
Student midwives from Cardiff University, supported by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), last week met with Welsh health minister Vaughan Gething to call for greater action on race equality. Among the students’ proposals was an ask for ...