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‘Worrying’ says RCM as rates of obesity amongst pregnant women in Scotland on the rise’

By ‘Worrying’ says RCM as rates of obesity amongst pregnant women in Scotland on the rise’ on 27 November 2019 The Information Services Division (ISD) of NHS Scotland have published their annual report on Births in Scottish hospitals. The publication covers important statistics related to pregnancy, childbirth and the early care of babies born ...
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‘RCM responds to Conservative Party Manifesto’

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’.
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‘Midwives urge pregnant women to have flu vaccine’

By ‘Midwives urge pregnant women to have flu vaccine’ on 25 November 2019 The RCM has joined with Public Health (PHE) England and NHS England to urge pregnant women to get their free flu vaccine in over the next few weeks. The RCM says while the flu is usually a self-limiting disease for many people including pregnant ...
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‘RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru manifesto commitment to restore mother and baby unit in Wales’

By ‘RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru manifesto commitment to restore mother and baby unit in Wales’ on 22 November 2019 Today Plaid Cymru launched their manifesto for the General Election. Responding, Helen Rogers the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Director for Wales said; “The RCM welcomes Plaid Cymru’s pledge to support the restoration of the much-needed ...
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‘RCM responds to Labour Party manifesto pledges’

By ‘RCM responds to Labour Party manifesto pledges’ on 21 November 2019 The Labour party have today launched their manifesto for the 2019 General Election. Responding Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said; “We are happy to see a commitment to putting ...
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'Dispatches and RCM find that 99.7% of midwives have seen mothers who were homeless over the past six months'

By 'Dispatches and RCM find that 99.7% of midwives have seen mothers who were homeless over the past six months' on 18 November 2019 Homelessness is rising in the UK, but no-one knows how many women are pregnant and homeless. Channel 4 Dispatches with the Royal College of Midwives have surveyed midwives from across the UK, who collectively care for over 15,000 women per ...
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‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’

By ‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’ on 15 November 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has announced that they will ballot their members in Northern Ireland over pay. This follows a meeting today where the RCM Board made a unanimous decision to formally ballot midwives and maternity support ...
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Scottish midwives call for more perinatal mental health training to offer better care for women - New survey shows midwives struggle to get training needed

on 08 November 2019 Scottish midwives are asking for more specialist training around perinatal mental health (PMH) so they can support pregnant women and new mothers better. The call comes in a new survey of midwives on how well prepared they are to support women ...
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