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‘RCM responds to Labour Party manifesto pledges’

By ‘RCM responds to Labour Party manifesto pledges’ on 21 November 2019 The Labour party have today launched their manifesto for the 2019 General Election. Responding Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said; “We are happy to see a commitment to putting ...
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'Dispatches and RCM find that 99.7% of midwives have seen mothers who were homeless over the past six months'

By 'Dispatches and RCM find that 99.7% of midwives have seen mothers who were homeless over the past six months' on 18 November 2019 Homelessness is rising in the UK, but no-one knows how many women are pregnant and homeless. Channel 4 Dispatches with the Royal College of Midwives have surveyed midwives from across the UK, who collectively care for over 15,000 women per ...
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‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’

By ‘RCM to ballot midwives on industrial action over fair pay in Northern Ireland’ on 15 November 2019 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has announced that they will ballot their members in Northern Ireland over pay. This follows a meeting today where the RCM Board made a unanimous decision to formally ballot midwives and maternity support ...
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Midwives welcome Labour commitment for more midwives

on 13 November 2019 The Shadow Secretary of State for Health Johnathan Ashworth today launched the Labour 'NHS Rescue Plan'. Speaking at the launch of the plan he used the closure of a maternity unit because of a shortage of midwives to confirm that Labour would ...
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All women in prison must have access to equivalent maternity care as women outside the prison system’ says RCM publishing new Position Statement on Perinatal Women in the Criminal Justice System

on 12 November 2019 Following the recent death of a new-born baby, whose mother gave birth alone in a cell at HMP Bronzefield in Surrey, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says ‘all women in prison must have access to equivalent maternity care’ to women outside ...
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Scottish midwives call for more perinatal mental health training to offer better care for women - New survey shows midwives struggle to get training needed

on 08 November 2019 Scottish midwives are asking for more specialist training around perinatal mental health (PMH) so they can support pregnant women and new mothers better. The call comes in a new survey of midwives on how well prepared they are to support women ...
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