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Celebrate midwives by investing in their pay says RCM on International Day of the Midwife 

on 05 May 2021 Investing in midwives also means investing in their pay, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as the College and its members celebrate International Day of the Midwife (IDM) tomorrow (5 May).
Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM
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Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM

By Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM on 23 November 2020 A leading Royal College has called for greater support to be given to vulnerable women during pregnancy. The Royal College of Midwives has warned that, without appropriate support, women with severe and multiple disadvantage are at greater ...
‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay
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‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay

By ‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay on 18 November 2020 Deliver a decent pay deal for midwives – as part of proper funding for the NHS.  That is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) today as it steps up its campaign to secure an early and significant pay rise for its members. The RCM says ...
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Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research  

By Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research   on 29 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has said it is crucial that action is taken, particularly for pregnant women who are vulnerable and victims of domestic abuse, to reduce risk of stillbirth, in response to new research from charity Tommy’s. Findings ...
Flu vaccination for pregnant women essential this winter, say professional bodies
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Flu vaccination for pregnant women essential this winter, say professional bodies

on 12 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and are urging all pregnant women to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications ...
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It’s time to level up, RCM leader tells conference

on 06 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives opened its annual conference today with a call for greater equity and equality for those working in – and supported by – maternity services. Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, told delegated joining the ...
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Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal visits Croydon maternity services

By Gemma Murphy on 16 September 2020 Patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal met midwives, maternity support workers (MSWs) and other maternity staff at Croydon University Hospital this week (Tuesday 15 September) in South London.
Turn the applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise say RCM and health unions
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Turn the applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise say RCM and health unions

By Turn the applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise say RCM and health unions on 03 July 2020 The government should build on the huge public support shown for the NHS during the pandemic by giving health workers across the UK an early pay rise, say the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and other health unions today (Friday).
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