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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.
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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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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Updated advice for pregnant healthcare workers and employers during the coronavirus outbreak

By Updated advice for pregnant healthcare workers and employers during the coronavirus outbreak on 21 March 2020 New advice for pregnant women who are working in the NHS and other work settings has been published Women who are less than 28 weeks pregnant should practise social distancing but can continue working in a patient-facing role, provided the ...
RCM expresses concern at supply of personal protection equipment for midwives
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RCM expresses concern at supply of personal protection equipment for midwives

By RCM expresses concern at supply of personal protection equipment for midwives on 19 March 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called on the Government to ensure that midwives and maternity support workers receive appropriate personal protective equipment to ensure they remain safe and well so they can continue to care for people.
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‘RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru manifesto commitment to restore mother and baby unit in Wales’

By ‘RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru manifesto commitment to restore mother and baby unit in Wales’ on 22 November 2019 Today Plaid Cymru launched their manifesto for the General Election. Responding, Helen Rogers the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Director for Wales said; “The RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru’s pledge to support the restoration of the ...
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