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RCM calls for rapid rollout of new Northern Ireland perinatal mental health service
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RCM calls for rapid rollout of new Northern Ireland perinatal mental health service

By Gemma Murphy on 14 January 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called for the rapid rollout of a new community service for pregnant and postnatal women with mental health problems, following the announcement last night by Health Minister Robin Swann.
All Ireland midwifery conference brings together midwives from north and south of the Irish border
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All Ireland midwifery conference brings together midwives from north and south of the Irish border

on 05 November 2020 Midwives and maternity support workers from both sides of the Irish border will today join forces for the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) annual all Ireland Midwifery Conference.
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Not sustainable to rely on bank midwives to fill vacancies in Northern Ireland says RCM

By Not sustainable to rely on bank midwives to fill vacancies in Northern Ireland says RCM The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said today it’s not surprised that midwifery vacancies have tripled in Northern Ireland over the past six years. The trade union and professional body that represents midwives in Northern Ireland say ...
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:
Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services
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Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services

By Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling on NHS Trusts and Boards to provide better support to maternity staff after a survey revealed that nearly a third of midwives had received no advice or training they need to care for women with ...
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‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change  

By ‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change   on 03 April 2020 ‘It’s necessary to look at how we deliver all parts of the health service to ensure that we can provide care for those with Covid-19 while continuing to provide safe maternity care to women and their babies’ that’s the message from the Royal College ...
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RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff

By RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff on 02 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the publication of new UK-wide guidance about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by NHS staff who are likely to come into contact with people infected by the coronavirus. The ...
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RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff

By RCM welcomes new guidance on PPE for NHS staff on 02 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the publication of new UK-wide guidance about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by NHS staff who are likely to come into contact with people infected by the coronavirus. The ...
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RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland

By RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland on 26 March 2020 Commenting on the publication of regulations for the provision of abortion services in Northern Ireland, the Director of the Royal College of Midwives in Northern Ireland Karen Murray said: “We now have the regulations under which women ...
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