By RCM urges Government to focus action on tackling medicalisation of FGM on 06 February 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is urging the Government to focus action on tackling the medicalisation of FGM. The RCM believes that collaborating with professional ...
By Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey on 28 January 2020
The majority of women who gave birth in February last year had confidence and trust in staff and felt they were always listened to by midwives and received appropriate advice at the start of labour, that’s according to a national maternity survey ...
By RCM advises pregnant women against use of personal dopplers on 23 January 2020
The RCM has today restated that it does not recommended use of personal home dopplers while pregnant over safety concerns.
The advice comes as the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have published updated guidance ...
By ‘Improving safety and outcomes for women and babies is the highest priority says RCM’ on 22 January 2020
Improving safety and the outcomes for women and babies is the highest priority for all those involved in maternity services. That’s the message Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), will give to the Baby Lifeline ...
By Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action on 15 December 2019
Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) working in Northern Ireland are to be balloted by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on industrial action up to and including strike action.
The ballot will open on Monday 6 January 2020 and ...
By MBRRACE report: Continuity of care invaluable for improving outcomes says RCM on 13 December 2019
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling for more specialist midwives in every trust and health board so that every woman gets the high-quality care and support she needs throughout her pregnancy.
The RCM is also calling on healthcare ...
on 28 March 2019
Sarah Jones, a midwife from St. Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been named the Thompson’s Member Champion at the Royal College of Midwives' (RCM's) Annual Midwifery Awards 2019.
on 13 October 2018
Members of NCT have today (Saturday 13th October) voted at their AGM to amend the charity’s articles enabling the transfer of ownership of the Midwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS) to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
By RCM on 14 August 2018
A midwife member of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has won compensation of almost £5000 at a tribunal over indirect sex discrimination by One-to-One Midwives (North West), her former employer.