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We must act and work together to make maternity care safe says RCM
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We must act and work together to make maternity care safe says RCM

on 20 July 2023 We owe it to all women and families to make sure they get safe and high-quality maternity care, and we must act together and quickly to make this a reality. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) commenting on the Government’s ...
RCM urges Government to take opportunity to improve maternity care
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RCM urges Government to take opportunity to improve maternity care

on 12 July 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today offering a ‘health check’ on England’s maternity services with the publication of its State of Maternity Services report. It follows hot on the heels of the NHS long-term workforce plan which was ...
RCM calls for more efforts to end discrimination in maternity and neonatal care
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RCM calls for more efforts to end discrimination in maternity and neonatal care

on 12 July 2023 A ‘doubling down’ of effort is needed to improve maternity and neonatal care and outcomes for Black, Asian and minority ethnic women, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The RCM’s call follows a report from the NHS Race and Health Observatory ...
RCM welcomes new NHS England workforce plan - reserves judgment until Government makes its plans for investment clear
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RCM welcomes new NHS England workforce plan - reserves judgment until Government makes its plans for investment clear

on 30 June 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed NHS England’s long-awaited long-term workforce plan, but warned that, without the necessary investment, the plan will be rendered meaningless.
‘Worrying decline’ in number of experienced midwives in Wales say RCM
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‘Worrying decline’ in number of experienced midwives in Wales say RCM

on 28 June 2023 There is an urgent need for a renewed focus on workforce and staffing levels for maternity services in Wales say the Royal College of Midwives (RCM ), as its latest report shows the number of experienced midwives in maternity services in Wales ...
Midwives give 100,000 hours of free labour to the NHS per week to keep England’s maternity services safe says RCM
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Midwives give 100,000 hours of free labour to the NHS per week to keep England’s maternity services safe says RCM

on 16 June 2023 A survey from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has revealed that midwives across England work around 100,000* extra unpaid hours a week to keep maternity services safe. That’s the message from an RCM survey of its members across England. ...
Royal College of Midwives calls on Government to ‘get a grip’, as Yorkshire & Humber maternity staff cite safety worries
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Royal College of Midwives calls on Government to ‘get a grip’, as Yorkshire & Humber maternity staff cite safety worries

on 16 June 2023 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) in the Yorkshire & Humber region have told the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), they have concerns about the safe staffing of maternity services. In a survey published today by the RCM, 90% of midwives ...
Royal College of Midwives calls on Government to ‘get a grip’, as East of England maternity staff cite safety worries
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Royal College of Midwives calls on Government to ‘get a grip’, as East of England maternity staff cite safety worries  

on 16 June 2023 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) in the East of England region have told the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), they have significant concerns about the safe staffing of maternity services. In a survey published today by the RCM, ...
Royal College of Midwives calls on Government to ‘get a grip’, as Midlands midwives work for free to prop up services
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Royal College of Midwives calls on Government to ‘get a grip’, as Midlands midwives work for free to prop up services

on 16 June 2023 Midwives and maternity support workers are working way beyond their contractual hours – without pay – to keep Midlands maternity services running. A new survey by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) found that more than nine out of 10 (91.9%) ...
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