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.
on 17 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says we must learn lessons from a Public Health England report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities published yesterday.
By System failing BAME women says RCM on new study on 08 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for urgent action as a study published in the BMJ today (Monday 8 June) shows more than half of pregnant women recently admitted to UK hospitals with a COVID-19 infection were from black, Asian or ...
on 02 June 2020
Commenting on Public Health England’s report, Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19, RCM Chief Executive Gill Walton said:
“Today’s report tells us what we already knew: that those from black and Asian backgrounds have been disproportionately ...
By RCM responds to CQC report on East Kent Maternity services on 28 May 2020
Safety must be an absolute priority and combined with effective leadership be the basis for which all maternity care is delivered. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) ...
By Leeds maternity team crowned ‘WaterWipes Team of the Year’ by RCM on 06 May 2020
A maternity team that has worked for a decade to improve outcomes for BAME and vulnerable women in Leeds has been named WaterWipes Maternity Team of the Year by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
The winning maternity service from Leeds ...
on 17 February 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has announced the beginning of a new chapter in its history with a move to a new headquarters in London Bridge. The move, which is due to take place over the summer, will enable the RCM to provide improved support ...
By RCM welcomes Government investment in perinatal mental health for support women on 07 February 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the news that the new NHS GP contract will include additional funding for perinatal mental health checks at six to eight weeks.
By Royal visit for Rotherham maternity Unit on 06 February 2020
Rotherham’s maternity unit was treated to a visit by the Patron of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) yesterday. Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. Accompanying Her Royal Highness on the visit were the RCM Chief Executive Gill Walton and ...