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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine
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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine

on 17 August 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging pregnant women in Scotland to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the best way to protect themselves and their baby against the worst impact of the disease. The call comes following a rise in unvaccinated ...
RCM welcomes immediate implementation of Scottish NHS pay award
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RCM welcomes immediate implementation of Scottish NHS pay award

on 14 May 2021 The Scottish Government has announced that they will immediately pay the 4% pay award offered to NHS staff, with the increase backdated to December 2020. The news follows Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members in Scotland voting to accept ...
Obesity during pregnancy increases risk to both mother and baby says RCM
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Obesity during pregnancy increases risk to both mother and baby says RCM

By Obesity during pregnancy increases risk to both mother and baby says RCM on 20 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has repeated its call for clearer guidance on healthy weight management for expectant mothers after a study from the University of Edinburgh found links between high maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) and the risk ...
Midwives give cautious welcome to Scottish budget
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Midwives give cautious welcome to Scottish budget

By Midwives give cautious welcome to Scottish budget on 07 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has cautiously welcomed the announcement of an additional £6 million for the ongoing implementation of the far reaching Best Start recommendations for maternity and neonatal services in the Scottish Government’s ...
'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’
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'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’

By 'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’ on 15 January 2020 A framework to enable maternity services to access useful tools and information to implement continuity of carer and local delivery of care has been published by the Scottish Government.
'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’
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'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’

By RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’ on 02 January 2020 The Scottish Government have today re-announced support for new mothers and their families. This includes more than £50 million to improve access to mental health support for expectant and new mothers, and £12 million to transform maternity ...
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