on 17 March 2020
Following the new measures outlined by the Prime Minister yesterday, particularly those suggesting that pregnant women self-isolate, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College ...
By RCM calls for urgent review of financial support for student midwives on 06 March 2020
Today the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) will call for an urgent review of financial support for student midwives at the TUC’s Women’s Conference.
In 2017 student midwives lost their bursary and started getting billed for full university ...
By Imprisonment should not compromise maternity care for women says RCM on 05 March 2020
UK prisons must ensure women who are pregnant and imprisoned are receiving high quality safe care throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it addresses the TUC’s Women’s Conference ...
on 04 March 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has welcomed a report by the Chief Midwifery Officer for England that shows progress is being made to improve maternity care, but has sounded a note of caution as demands on services increase.
By Half of maternity units understaffed says new survey on 03 March 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for more investment in midwives and maternity services as a new RCM survey of senior midwives shows half of maternity units are understaffed.
Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, said:
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.
on 10 May 2019
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has published statistics showing that the number of midwives registered to work in the UK continues to increase. They also publish the results of a survey showing that many midwives and nurses leave their ...
on 21 March 2019
Heads of midwifery (HoMs) across the UK responding to a Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Survey published today say they do not have enough staff to meet demands on their maternity services.