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New RCM guide offers practical solutions to maternity safety crisis

New RCM guide offers practical solutions to maternity safety crisis

By New RCM guide offers practical solutions to maternity safety crisis on 28 May 2024 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging politicians and the incoming Government to tackle maternity safety head-on in its new pre-election How to Fix guide.   Breaking down barriers between staff groups by strengthening multidisciplinary ...
Free labour to support those in labour no way to run maternity services says RCM
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Free labour to support those in labour no way to run maternity services says RCM

on 10 April 2024 Findings published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed that during one week in March midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) in England, Scotland and Wales worked 136,834 extra unpaid hours to keep services running ...
RCM tells politicians how to fix the midwifery staffing crisis with new pre-election guide
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RCM tells politicians how to fix the midwifery staffing crisis with new pre-election guide

on 29 February 2024 'Ending the national midwife shortage is possible,’ says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it launches a new guide with solutions for the next UK Parliament. Low-cost solutions to improve working conditions for midwives, practical ...
RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme
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RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme

on 29 January 2024 “The testimonies of the midwives, the women, and their families are heartbreaking and must be the catalyst for change. We have heard too many stories and read too many reports all raising the same red flags around staff shortages, lack of training ...
Safe maternity services will be maintained say RCM on eve of strike
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Safe maternity services will be maintained say RCM on eve of strike

on 17 January 2024 ‘Safe maternity services will be maintained, and midwives who take part in the strike action will not be in breach of their code of practice.’ That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on the eve of widespread industrial action ...
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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 ...
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