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Shrewsbury midwife is a national champion

By Shrewsbury midwife is a national champion on 05 May 2020 A Shrewsbury & Telford midwife who turned a local branch into a flourishing community has been rewarded with a national award. Rebeccah Davies, who works at the Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Trust, has been named as the Gabby Dowds-Quinn Members ...
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RCM honours its ‘Midwives’ Midwife’ of the Year with national award

By RCM honours its ‘Midwives’ Midwife’ of the Year with national award on 05 May 2020 A midwife from St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals has become the first ever recipient of the new Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Award ‘NMC Midwives’ Midwife of the Year as they award outstanding members at their virtual Annual Midwifery ...
New RCM survey reveals more than half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits
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New RCM survey reveals more than half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits

By New RCM survey reveals more than half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits on 30 April 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says it is concerned for its members’ safety following a survey which found that over half of midwives do not feel safe carrying out home visits. Almost all of those who felt unsafe – a staggering 99% - cited fears ...
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RCM pleased that Government listened to calls on visa extensions for midwives 

By RCM pleased that Government listened to calls on visa extensions for midwives  The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed the Government’s decision to include midwives and social workers in the group of healthcare workers entitled to automatic visa extensions having initially excluded them.
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RCM welcomes announcement from Government on payment for bereaved families of NHS workers  

By RCM welcomes announcement from Government on payment for bereaved families of NHS workers   The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says that today’s announcement by the Government on an additional death in service payment for all NHS workers is ‘real recognition of the risk RCM members and all other frontline NHS staff face during this ...
Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services
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Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services

By Protection is more than just PPE – RCM calls on NHS employers to offer proper training and support to those working in maternity services The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling on NHS Trusts and Boards to provide better support to maternity staff after a survey revealed that nearly a third of midwives had received no advice or training they need to care for women with ...
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‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change  

By ‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change   on 03 April 2020 ‘It’s necessary to look at how we deliver all parts of the health service to ensure that we can provide care for those with Covid-19 while continuing to provide safe maternity care to women and their babies’ that’s the message from the Royal College ...
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