on 17 June 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an announcement by NHS England that will see £52 million invested to speed up the delivery of online maternity records.
The announcement was made today by the Chief Nursing Officer for England, ...
on 07 May 2021
Six midwives had an International Day of the Midwife (IDM) treat this week when they had a private audience with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Patron, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal at St James’s Palace.
on 27 April 2021
Responding to new miscarriage research and a call for better miscarriage care from the pregnancy charity Tommy’s, Dr Mary Ross-Davie, Director for Professional Midwifery at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said “When a woman loses her ...
on 22 April 2021
Life threatening problems could get missed says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) responding to a NCT survey on GP postnatal checks. This shows that a quarter of new mothers are not being asked about their emotional health and wellbeing at ...
on 14 April 2021
Leading health organisations including the Royal College of Midwives have called for upgrades to England’s NHS maternity service buildings to improve care for women and conditions for staff in a letter to Health Minister Nadine Dorries today.
By RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women on 21 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called for swift implementation of an action plan announced by NHS England to provide additional support for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) pregnant women.
By ‘Improvements needed in NHS job evaluation for Maternity Support Workers’ says RCM on 29 November 2019
This week the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is celebrating and highlighting the role of maternity support workers (MSWs) in NHS maternity services.
As part of the focus on MSWs and the work that they do the RCM has today published results ...
By Not good enough says RCM on midwife numbers in Health Foundation report on 28 November 2019
Today the Health Foundation has published a report on the NHS Workforce. The reports shows how different NHS staff groups have grown in the past year. Midwives have grown in number by the smallest of any group.
By RCM on 03 May 2018
A new study published today by The Lancet which compares child mortality in England and Sweden – two high-income countries with similar levels of economic development and universal healthcare seeks to understand factors driving higher ...