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 Election is no excuse to delay already overdue pay rise says RCM

By  Election is no excuse to delay already overdue pay rise says RCM on 28 May 2024 A General Election is no excuse to delay the already overdue pay rise hardworking midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) need and deserve. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in a letter to Victoria Atkins, the ...
Free labour to support those in labour no way to run maternity services says RCM
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Free labour to support those in labour no way to run maternity services says RCM

on 10 April 2024 Findings published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed that during one week in March midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) in England, Scotland and Wales worked 136,834 extra unpaid hours to keep services running ...
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Welsh midwives work hundreds of unpaid extra hours to keep services safe

on 10 April 2024 Midwives in Wales are working hundreds of extra unpaid hours to keep maternity services running safely. Results of a poll published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed more than eight out of 10 (83%) midwives have worked extra ...
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Scottish midwives work hundreds of unpaid extra hours to keep services safe  

on 10 April 2024 Midwives in Scotland are working hundreds of extra hours without pay to keep maternity services running safely. The results of a new poll published today by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have laid bare the extent of the problem with nine ...
Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland
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Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland

By Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland on 26 February 2024 Months of waiting and campaigning, two days of strike action and a reformed Executive the RCM says has ‘finally’ resulted in a ‘long overdue’ pay offer for its members in Northern Ireland. The proposed pay offer would see the restoration ...
Safe maternity services will be maintained say RCM on eve of strike
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Safe maternity services will be maintained say RCM on eve of strike

on 17 January 2024 ‘Safe maternity services will be maintained, and midwives who take part in the strike action will not be in breach of their code of practice.’ That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on the eve of widespread industrial action ...
Midwives in Northern Ireland announce New Year strike action
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Midwives in Northern Ireland announce New Year strike action

on 19 December 2023 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) across Northern Ireland are set to take to the picket lines again in the New Year. The announcement from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) comes as there has been no progress towards a fair and meaningful ...
RCM calls for quick implementation of England pay award
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RCM calls for quick implementation of England pay award

on 02 May 2023 The NHS Staff Council - made up of the 14 health unions including the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) – met today and based on the majority accept position from trade unions has accepted the Government’s pay offer for England for 2022/23 and 2023/24. ...
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RCM opens England pay consultation and recommends members accept

on 03 April 2023 Midwife and maternity support worker (MSW) members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) working in the NHS in England are being consulted on the Government’s pay offer. The online consultation opens today and closes at midnight on 25 April.
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