By RCM on 05 May 2022
In a first for midwives across Northern Ireland Belfast’s City Hall will be illuminated in purple and tangerine the official colours of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to mark International Day of the Midwife (IDM) today (Thursday 5 May).
on 31 March 2021
Today the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has set out clear intentions and actions to address recommendations from the interim Ockenden review into maternity failings at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Foundation Trust.
The RCM says the Ockenden ...
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 ...
on 12 November 2020
Midwife numbers in Northern Ireland are not growing despite the huge pressure on maternity services, compromising safety says the Royal College of Midwives responding to new figures.
By RCM secures agreement for student midwives on work and education on 30 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has secured an important clarification by NHS Health Education England (HEE) on paid placements for student midwives who joined the workforce during the pandemic. This welcome move will allay the significant ...
By ‘RCM responds to Conservative Party Manifesto’ on 26 November 2019
The Conservative party have published their manifesto for the upcoming 2019 General Election.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the Conservatives commitment to make the ‘NHS the best place in the world to give birth’.
By ‘RCM responds to Labour Party manifesto pledges’ on 21 November 2019
The Labour party have today launched their manifesto for the 2019 General Election.
Responding Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said; “We are happy to see a commitment to putting ...
on 09 October 2018
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) welcomes the announcement by the Cabinet Secretary for health at the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference yesterday with regard to the introduction of experienced professional practice advisors.