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Midwives take maternity concerns to Scottish Parliament
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Midwives take maternity concerns to Scottish Parliament

on 28 April 2023 More investment is needed on multiple fronts to continue reducing smoking in pregnancy rates says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The College’s call follows today’s Government announcement of a financial incentive scheme to encourage ...
Government must invest in staff and services to deliver better maternity care for Black and Asian women says RCM
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Government must invest in staff and services to deliver better maternity care for Black and Asian women says RCM

on 18 April 2023 Investment and resources must be targeted towards reducing poorer outcomes for Black women in maternity care as a matter of urgency. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) responding to a report from the House of Commons ...
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Stop smoking incentive scheme a positive step but investment on many fronts needed says RCM

on 11 April 2023 More investment is needed on multiple fronts to continue reducing smoking in pregnancy rates says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The College’s call follows today’s Government announcement of a financial incentive scheme to encourage ...
RCM urges midwives to vote yes to industrial action as England and Wales pay ballot opens
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RCM urges midwives to vote yes to industrial action as England and Wales pay ballot opens

on 11 November 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 its142 year history. The College, which represents most midwives and also maternity support workers (MSWs) ...
Government must act now to reverse rise in maternal deaths, says RCM
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Government must act now to reverse rise in maternal deaths, says RCM

By Government must act now to reverse rise in maternal deaths, says RCM on 10 November 2022 The ‘statistically significant’ increase in maternal deaths reported today by MBRRACE-UK is a tragic indication of a lack of Government investment in maternity services, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
Scotland’s midwives vote yes to industrial action over pay
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Scotland’s midwives vote yes to industrial action over pay

on 27 October 2022 Midwife and maternity support worker (MSW) members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) across Scotland have overwhelmingly voted yes on taking industrial action, up to and including strike action, over the Scottish Government’s ‘insulting’ ...
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Staffing and funding for maternity bereavement services ‘a scandal’ says the RCM at TUC Congress

on 18 October 2022 Significant and urgent Investment is needed to tackle serious staff shortages and underfunding in maternity service bereavement care. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in a motion to the TUC Congress tomorrow.
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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