By RCM welcomes commitment to reduce health inequalities in SNP Manifesto on 27 November 2019
Today the Scottish National Party published their General Election Manifesto. Commenting on the manifesto, Mary Ross-Davie, Director for Scotland at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “The RCM is committed to protecting the NHS and lobbying ...
By ‘RCM responds to Conservative Party Manifesto’ on 26 November 2019
The Conservative party have published their manifesto for the upcoming 2019 General Election.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the Conservatives commitment to make the ‘NHS the best place in the world to give birth’.
on 13 November 2019
The Shadow Secretary of State for Health Johnathan Ashworth today launched the Labour 'NHS Rescue Plan'. Speaking at the launch of the plan he used the closure of a maternity unit because of a shortage of midwives to confirm that Labour would ...
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.
By ‘RCM Patron HRH The Princess Royal Visits South Lake Birth Centre’ on 06 September 2019
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has paid a special visit to South Lakes Birth Centre in Barrow-in-Furness, as part of her role as Patron to The Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
The centre, named by the local community and staff, is made ...
on 11 September 2018
The number of NHS midwives in England rose by just 67 in the last year, despite universities turning out over 2,000 newly-trained staff, according to the latest State of Maternity Services Report published today by the Royal College of Midwives ...
on 07 September 2018
A motion which includes calling for a public vote on the final Brexit deal is being put forward by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and other unions at the TUC Congress starting today. The TUC Congress runs from the 9th -12th September in Manchester.
By RCM on 26 April 2018
New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show a significant rise in the number of EU nurses and midwives leaving the register. Between April 2017 and March 2018, 3,962 people left – an increase of 29 percent.