on 12 October 2020
Protect yourself and the people you care for says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), as it urges all midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) to have a flu vaccination in a statement published today.
on 07 October 2020
Many student midwives are struggling under the weight of financial concerns, poor mental health and an unpredictable job market, according to new findings by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
on 06 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives opened its annual conference today with a call for greater equity and equality for those working in – and supported by – maternity services.
Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, told delegated joining the ...
on 01 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for lessons to be learned from the pandemic as the country enters the second phase, responding to a report from the Health and Social Care Committee.
By Leading Royal Colleges urge the NHS to learn lessons and avoid redeploying maternity staff ahead of second wave on 30 September 2020
Learning the lessons of the first wave of COVID-19 is vital if we are to ensure the safe delivery of maternity services. These are the recommendations from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives ...
By RCM comments on latest Cwm Taf maternity services report on 28 September 2020
Commenting on the latest progress report on Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board maternity services, Helen Rogers, Director for Wales at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said: “Maternity staff and senior managers at Cwm Taf Morgannwg are ...
By Value NHS staff and award early and significant pay rise says RCM on 24 September 2020
Welcoming the report from the NHS Confederation on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on NHS staff, Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “Yet another report highlights the incredible ...
By RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing on 23 September 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has today welcomed a report from the King’s Fund which calls for minimum standards to improve working conditions for midwives and nurses, and to address exhaustion and burnout in both professions. The report sets ...