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Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland
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Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland

By Long overdue pay offer finally arrives for midwives in Northern Ireland on 26 February 2024 Months of waiting and campaigning, two days of strike action and a reformed Executive the RCM says has ‘finally’ resulted in a ‘long overdue’ pay offer for its members in Northern Ireland. The proposed pay offer would see the restoration of ...
Midwives in Northern Ireland announce New Year strike action
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Midwives in Northern Ireland announce New Year strike action

on 19 December 2023 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) across Northern Ireland are set to take to the picket lines again in the New Year. The announcement from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) comes as there has been no progress towards a fair and meaningful ...
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‘Urgent action needed’ to reduce Black and Asian stillbirths and neonatal deaths, says RCM

on 14 December 2023 The highest stillbirth rates continue to impact black and Asian women and those living in the most deprived communities where social inequalities are entrenched. That’s according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the ...
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 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 ...
Commissioning of report into Northern Ireland midwifery services ‘a step in the right direction,’ says RCM
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Commissioning of report into Northern Ireland midwifery services ‘a step in the right direction,’ says RCM

on 24 May 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed the Department of Health’s announcement today on the commissioning of a report into Northern Ireland’s midwifery services. The College sees this review, to be led by Professor Mary Renfrew, ...
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