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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine
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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine

on 17 August 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging pregnant women in Scotland to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the best way to protect themselves and their baby against the worst impact of the disease. The call comes following a rise in unvaccinated ...
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Cuts to local public health budgets will widen health inequalities warn leading women’s health organisations

on 12 August 2021 A partnership of leading women’s health organisations has called on a county council to rethink its plan to cut £2.09 million per year from its public health budget. In a letter to Hampshire County Council (HCC), the One Voice Partnership, ...
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Poor access to fluids on maternity units is affecting maternity staff health says RCM

on 09 August 2021 With summer temperatures and maternity staff still required to wear more personal protective equipment (PPE) than before the pandemic, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for common sense from NHS Trusts and Boards around access ...
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Months overdue and still not enough says RCM on NHS pay award

on 21 July 2021 The RCM has responded to the Government’s pay award to NHS staff in England of a 3% pay rise with dismay and disappointment. The RCM has warned that this is not enough to counteract vacancies and prevent staff from leaving the profession for good, ...
RCM say it may have to consider Pay Review Body process if pay award unfair to members
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RCM say it may have to consider Pay Review Body process if pay award unfair to members

on 20 July 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said it may have to consider if the Pay Review Body (PRB) process is still fit for purpose if the Government adheres to a low recommendation that is not the significant pay award that it has been campaigning ...
Maternity services could be hit if infection rates climb say Royal colleges in Freedom Day caution plea
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Maternity services could be hit if infection rates climb say Royal colleges in Freedom Day caution plea

on 19 July 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), which between them represent the majority of NHS staff working in maternity, have warned that services face significant challenges as ...
COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges
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COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges

on 15 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are concerned that the combination of restrictions easing from next week, an increasing prevalence of COVID-19 in the community and hesitancy ...
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