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RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women

By RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women on 21 June 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called for swift implementation of an action plan announced by NHS England to provide additional support for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) pregnant women.
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RCM responds to CQC report on East Kent Maternity services  

By RCM responds to CQC report on East Kent Maternity services   on 28 May 2020 Safety must be an absolute priority and combined with effective leadership be the basis for which all maternity care is delivered. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) ...
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 ...
 RCM calls for clarity and leadership from Government
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RCM calls for clarity and leadership from Government

By RCM calls for clarity and leadership from Government on 25 March 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has today expressed its frustration at the continued lack of clarity coming from the Government on the protection of health workers, including those who are pregnant. From the continuing shortages of personal ...
RCM expresses concern at supply of personal protection equipment for midwives
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RCM expresses concern at supply of personal protection equipment for midwives

By RCM expresses concern at supply of personal protection equipment for midwives on 19 March 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called on the Government to ensure that midwives and maternity support workers receive appropriate personal protective equipment to ensure they remain safe and well so they can continue to care for people.
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RCM supports calls for retired and student midwives to join midwifery workforce

By RCM supports calls for retired and student midwives to join midwifery workforce on 19 March 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is supporting emergency moves to expand the maternity workforce in light of the current coronavirus crisis. Under new measures just introduced by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), midwives who have ...
RCM responds to Each Baby Counts report
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RCM responds to Each Baby Counts report

By RCM responds to Each Baby Counts report on 18 March 2020 ‘Lasting cultural changes in learning, leadership and multi-professional working are the key to tackling the number of incidents in our maternity services’, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in response to the latest report ...
Kent midwife’s national honour for lifesaving BAME work   
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Kent midwife’s national honour for lifesaving BAME work  

By Kent midwife’s national honour for lifesaving BAME work   on 13 March 2020 A Kent midwife has received a prestigious Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Fellowship for her inspiring midwifery work. Sarah Chitongo, a midwifery educator and Researcher at Middlesex University, received her award at the RCM’s national ...
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