on 22 June 2021
The Royal College of Midwives has restated its commitment to race equality and equity on the first anniversary of the launch of its Race Matters initiative.
Race Matters is centred around five key pledges:
on 07 May 2021
Six midwives had an International Day of the Midwife (IDM) treat this week when they had a private audience with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Patron, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal at St James’s Palace.
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).
on 15 December 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) today has called on NHS Trusts in England to exercise common sense when considering whether to increase attendance of supporters and visitors at maternity services. The call comes as NHS England publishes ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.