By RCM on 26 July 2017
The Supreme Court today has ruled that workplace tribunal fees are unlawful. The Government will now have to repay thousands of workers who had paid for cases surrounding discrimination, unfair dismissal and other work place issues.
By RCM on 21 July 2017
A call has gone out from the Royal College of Midwives in Northern Ireland for midwives and mothers from all over Ireland to share their pregnancy and birth memories for the 100th anniversary of the Midwives (Ireland) Act in 2018.
By RCM on 20 July 2017
Today The Point of Care Foundation has published a new briefing - Behind Closed Doors - highlighting that NHS staff have become the shock absorbers of an NHS under chronic strain.
By RCM on 18 July 2017
A report on the training needs of the maternity workforce related to tackling smoking in pregnancy has been published today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH). The report provides an analysis of the training that midwives and obstetricians ...
By RCM on 17 July 2017
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today launched its ‘Fair Pay Overdue’ campaign. This calls on the Government to end pay restraint in the NHS and commit to fully fund a pay rise for midwives, maternity support workers and other NHS staff.
By RCM on 12 July 2017
Research by the Scottish Conservatives published today shows that bonuses were paid to thousands of leading NHS consultants last year, averaging more than £15,000 per head. The statistics – obtained through Freedom of Information – show ...
By RCM on 07 July 2017
‘The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) was advised yesterday by concerned RCM midwife members from the Dr Gray’s unit on the proposed changes to maternity services in the Moray area.