By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 17 October 2019
Midwives from both sides of the Irish border will join together today as the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) All Ireland Annual Midwifery Conference gets underway in Armagh..
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on 10 October 2019
New guidance for midwives around induction of labour (IOL) has been published today by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The guidance has been developed by a team at the University of Nottingham.
on 10 October 2019
Today the Institute of Health Visiting (IHV) has ‘Health Visiting in England: A Vision for the Future’, their evidence-based blueprint to rebuild health visiting services. Commenting, Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the Royal College of ...
By ‘Must do everything possible to prevent perinatal deaths says RCM on MBRRACE report’ on 04 October 2019
The latest MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report for UK Perinatal Deaths for Births has been published this week (Thursday 10th of September).
This is the fifth MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report ad provides ...
on 04 October 2019
Yesterday the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved new Standards of proficiency for midwives and Standards for pre-registration midwifery programmes. The RCM has been actively engaged with the NMC on the development of these standards.
on 25 September 2019
The UK has a serious shortage of consultant midwives show new figures released today by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The figures from a new survey of consultant midwives build on the results of a survey in 2016 by the RCM and the RCM Consultant ...
on 24 September 2019
A call to reintroduce the bursary for student midwives came from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Chief Executive, Gill Walton in her RCM Annual Conference opening speech in Manchester today.
on 01 July 2019
This week it is reported that an overhaul of the NHS incident reporting system will allow NHS staff, patients and families to report safety concerns instantly via their mobile phones. It will be unveiled next week at the Health Service Journal’s ...
on 30 April 2019
Today the Welsh Government has published a report on the Invited ‘Review of Maternity Services at Cwm Taf Health Board’. This morning The Welsh Cabinet Secretary also announced that the Health Board will be put in special measures.