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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 ...
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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 ...
RCM welcomes new NHS England workforce plan - reserves judgment until Government makes its plans for investment clear
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RCM welcomes new NHS England workforce plan - reserves judgment until Government makes its plans for investment clear

on 30 June 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed NHS England’s long-awaited long-term workforce plan, but warned that, without the necessary investment, the plan will be rendered meaningless.
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RCM calls for face-to-face talks with Health Secretary 

on 14 December 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called on Health Secretary Steve Barclay to meet with frontline maternity staff to help him understand their frustration. The call comes a day after a ballot for industrial action among midwives ...
RCM urges members in England and Wales to vote YES to industrial action as ballot date announced
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RCM urges members in England and Wales to vote YES to industrial action as ballot date announced

on 07 October 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today launched only its second ballot on industrial action in England and its first in Wales in its 142 year history. The College, which represents most midwives and also maternity support workers (MSWs) ...
Midwives in England and Wales to be balloted on industrial action
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Midwives in England and Wales to be balloted on industrial action

on 22 September 2022 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) working in the NHS in England and Wales are set to be balloted on industrial action. The move was announced by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) at its annual Activists Conference in Warwick today ...
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