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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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OBE for RCM Director in New Year Honours

By OBE for RCM Director in New Year Honours on 28 December 2019 On the eve of International Year of the Midwife there is good news for the RCM’s Executive Directive for Professional Leadership Birte Harlev-Lam. Birte has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s honours for services to maternity and children’s ...
OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units
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OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units

By OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units on 19 December 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM)and the The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the are delighted to announce that the OASI Care Bundle Project will be rolled out in 20 new maternity units across England, Wales and ...
 ‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’
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‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’

By ‘RCM welcomes Government announcement of financial grant for student midwives’ on 16 December 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed the Prime Ministers announcement that all student midwives on courses in England from September 2020 will receive a £5,000 year grant for every year they are studying. The reintroduction ...
 Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action
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Northern Ireland midwives to be balloted on industrial action

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 will ...
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MBRRACE report: Continuity of care invaluable for improving outcomes says RCM

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 ...
‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland  on NHS midwifery vacancy stats
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‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland on NHS midwifery vacancy stats

By ‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland on NHS midwifery vacancy stats on 04 December 2019 ISD Scotland has published statistics on NHS midwifery and other staff vacancies in Scotland. The statistics show an increase of 26.5% in midwifery and nursing vacant posts from September 2018 to September 2019.
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