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RCM advises pregnant women against use of personal dopplers

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 ...
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‘Improving safety and outcomes for women and babies is the highest priority says RCM’

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 ...
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RCM suspends industrial action ballot following ‘positive’ pay offer - Consultation with affected members to start 20 January

on 17 January 2020 After intense negotiations with the newly-appointed Health Minister, the Royal College of Midwives is to suspend its ballot for industrial action with immediate effect. The outline agreement will see Northern Ireland midwives and maternity ...
'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’
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'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’

By 'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’ on 15 January 2020 A framework to enable maternity services to access useful tools and information to implement continuity of carer and local delivery of care has been published by the Scottish Government.
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Northern Ireland midwives urged to vote yes in ballot on industrial action starting today

on 06 January 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging its members in Northern Ireland to vote yes in a ballot starting today on industrial action. The ballot, which asks midwives and Maternity Support Workers (MSWs) whether they wish to take industrial ...
'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’
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'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’

By RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’ on 02 January 2020 The Scottish Government have today re-announced support for new mothers and their families. This includes more than £50 million to improve access to mental health support for expectant and new mothers, and £12 million to transform maternity ...
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RCM calls on governments to invest in maternity services to honour international Year of the Midwife

By RCM calls on governments to invest in maternity services to honour international Year of the Midwife on 01 January 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling on governments at home and abroad to honour the spirit of the international Year of the Midwife by investing properly in maternity services and those providing them. The RCM sees the World Health ...
Media releases
HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on  eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020
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HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020

By HRH The Princess Royal sends letter to midwives on eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020 on 29 December 2019 HRH The Princess Royal has written to UK midwives highlighting their work on the eve of Year of the Midwife in 2020. Writing the letter in her role as Patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) HRH The Princess Royal celebrates the work and ...
The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter  to midwives this Christmas
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The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter to midwives this Christmas

By The Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter to midwives this Christmas on 28 December 2019 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has written an open letter to UK midwives, after spending several days with midwives and maternity support workers at Kingston Hospital’s Maternity Unit earlier this year. In the letter, the Duchess expresses ...
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