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RCM and RCOG urge NHS England to publish guidance on partners during pregnancy

By Gemma Murphy on 08 September 2020 Today two leading Royal Colleges have called the delay by NHS England in publishing guidance on partners attending births, scans and other ante- and postnatal appointments as ‘unacceptable’. The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal ...
 Leading Royal Colleges say multi-disciplinary maternity care is key to improving maternal outcomes
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Leading Royal Colleges say multi-disciplinary maternity care is key to improving maternal outcomes

By Leading Royal Colleges say multi-disciplinary maternity care is key to improving maternal outcomes on 20 August 2020 Today two leading Royal Colleges have said its vital that all pregnant women admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have multi-disciplinary maternity care from the start and that the information given to pregnant women must be accessible to all. Responding ...
Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan
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Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan

By Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan on 20 May 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have after years of campaigning welcomed the inclusion of perinatal mental health in Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Action Plan. Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said:
RCM offers advice to pregnant women as new study shows heightened risk to some communities
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RCM offers advice to pregnant women as new study shows heightened risk to some communities

By RCM offers advice to pregnant women as new study shows heightened risk to some communities on 13 May 2020 As a new UK study revealed that 55% of women admitted to hospital with coronavirus were from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has launched a campaign to offer greater support and advice.
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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Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey

By Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey on 28 January 2020 The majority of women who gave birth in February last year had confidence and trust in staff and felt they were always listened to by midwives and received appropriate advice at the start of labour, that’s according to a national maternity survey ...
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