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Efforts must be redoubled to speed up safety improvements say RCM
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Efforts must be redoubled to speed up safety improvements say RCM

on 21 September 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed a new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which has called for maternity service improvements to be prioritised to ensure safer care for all mothers and babies. Leadership and ...
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Working culture, a crucial factor in delivering safer maternity care, says RCM on World Patient Safety Day

on 17 September 2021 Poor working cultures must be tackled if we are to make UK maternity services safer, so says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on World Patient Safety Day. A positive working environment, where multi-disciplinary teams work and train ...
RCM responds to HSIB report into intrapartum stillbirths during COVID-19
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RCM responds to HSIB report into intrapartum stillbirths during COVID-19

on 16 September 2021 The pandemic has had a significant and detrimental impact on many aspects of healthcare, including maternity care the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said in response to a new report into stillbirths during COVID-19 by the Healthcare Safety ...
Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic
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Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic

on 13 September 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) called for more investment in the NHS and other public services in a composite motion to the TUC Congress yesterday. The RCM says this is the minimum required to put right a decade of austerity and underinvestment ...
COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges
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COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges

on 15 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are concerned that the combination of restrictions easing from next week, an increasing prevalence of COVID-19 in the community and hesitancy ...
Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care
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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care

on 06 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the findings of a landmark report released today by MPs into maternity safety. In particular the call for urgent action to address ...
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