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Midwives welcome Labour commitment for more midwives

on 13 November 2019 The Shadow Secretary of State for Health Johnathan Ashworth today launched the Labour 'NHS Rescue Plan'. Speaking at the launch of the plan he used the closure of a maternity unit because of a shortage of midwives to confirm that Labour would ...

Scottish midwives call for more perinatal mental health training to offer better care for women - New survey shows midwives struggle to get training needed

on 08 November 2019 Scottish midwives are asking for more specialist training around perinatal mental health (PMH) so they can support pregnant women and new mothers better. The call comes in a new survey of midwives on how well prepared they are to support women ...

About safest and best possible care says RCM on new NMC Future Midwife Standards

on 04 October 2019 Yesterday the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved new Standards of proficiency for midwives and Standards for pre-registration midwifery programmes. The RCM has been actively engaged with the NMC on the development of these standards.

‘RCM Patron HRH The Princess Royal Visits South Lake Birth Centre’

By ‘RCM Patron HRH The Princess Royal Visits South Lake Birth Centre’ on 06 September 2019 Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has paid a special visit to South Lakes Birth Centre in Barrow-in-Furness, as part of her role as Patron to The Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The centre, named by the local community and staff, is made ...