on 10 May 2019
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has published statistics showing that the number of midwives registered to work in the UK continues to increase. They also publish the results of a survey showing that many midwives and nurses leave their ...
on 21 March 2019
Heads of midwifery (HoMs) across the UK responding to a Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Survey published today say they do not have enough staff to meet demands on their maternity services.
By RCM on 14 June 2018
Today (7pm Thursday, 14th June) research published by City, University of London in collaboration with UCL (University College London) and the NCT analysed over five million births over a 10 year period in England.
By RCM on 19 December 2017
Almost 50 percent (49%) of Heads of Midwifery (HOMs) from across the UK have told The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) that they have had to close their maternity units at some point in the past year because they could not cope with the demand and ...
By RCM on 09 August 2017
A new report by the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) has found a large increase in midwife-led units* co-located with obstetric units that has increased birthplace choice for women.