on 09 November 2020
Health unions representing more than 1.3m workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister calling for a pay rise for all NHS staff before Christmas. The letter to Boris Johnson from all 14 health unions warns the second virus wave ...
on 05 November 2020
Midwives and maternity support workers from both sides of the Irish border will today join forces for the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) annual all Ireland Midwifery Conference.
on 02 November 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today urged those calling for a blanket opening-up of services to recognise the potential risk for pregnant women, their babies and other hospital users. While the RCM expressed its understanding at ...
By Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research on 29 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has said it is crucial that action is taken, particularly for pregnant women who are vulnerable and victims of domestic abuse, to reduce risk of stillbirth, in response to new research from charity Tommy’s.
on 23 October 2020
A healthy and supported midwifery workforce has never been more important for maternity services in Wales. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the latest workforce report published today by the Welsh ...
on 21 October 2020
We must drive out any discrimination against black, Asian, and other minority ethnic (BAME) midwives and nurses, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), welcoming a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) report.
on 16 October 2020
Most maternity services are delivering safe, high quality care says the Royal College of Midwives responding to the publication of the CQC State of Care report. The CQC report highlighted that 1 in 4 maternity services required improvement ...
on 12 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and are urging all pregnant women to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications ...
on 12 October 2020
Protect yourself and the people you care for says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), as it urges all midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) to have a flu vaccination in a statement published today.
on 07 October 2020
Many student midwives are struggling under the weight of financial concerns, poor mental health and an unpredictable job market, according to new findings by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).