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    28 August, 2015

    A big aspect of my work at the moment is the NHS England Maternity Review. I sit on the overarching steering group and am a member of the professional culture and accountability workstream. I also co-chair the models of care workstream with David Richmond President of the RCOG.

    To a...

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    28 August, 2015

    The RCM continues to engage with the NMC, the Department of Health (DoH) England and the four Chief Nursing Officers (CNOs) from the UK to discuss the future of Supervision of Midwives.

    As you will know the Secretary of State has announced that a section 60 order will be progressed...

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    26 August, 2015

    October last year witnessed the first ever strike by the Royal College of Midwives since we were founded in 1881. It was great to see fellow midwives on the picket line as they made their point loudly and clearly, but in a manner that didn't get in anyone's way and...

  • Cathy Warwick
    25 August, 2015

    RCM chief executive Cathy Warwick provides the latest professional practice news from the RCM, as well as other issues impacting on the midwifery profession. She also talks about this year's RCM annual conference in Telford on 10-11 November. For further details, visit...

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    20 August, 2015

    I have an unusual job for a midwife, for six months of the year I am a clinical midwife in the NHS. For the rest of the year, I am the advisor for Call the Midwife helping to depict birth in a wide variety of settings and training actors in their clinical roles.

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    20 August, 2015

    It is now almost six weeks since the announcement that the RCM’s application to join the TUC was approved. Affiliation to the TUC was both a historic step – we became the first Royal College to affiliate to the TUC – and a natural progression as it is hoped that it will increase our...

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    18 August, 2015

    NICE is an established feature in so much of my working life.  For example, recently I spent a sunny Saturday at a workshop with a fantastic group of dedicated midwives in a hotel in Heathrow updating, developing and practising our perineal suturing...

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    13 August, 2015

    An exciting new collection recently received by the RCM Archive are the oral history tapes and transcripts collected by Professors Billie Hunter and Nicky Leap during the writing of their book, Midwives Tales. These interviews with midwives and mothers from the pre-NHS era of the 1930s and...

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    11 August, 2015

    Call the Midwife star, Laura Main, (better known as Sister Bernadette to BBC viewers) joined local woman and staff at Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Woolwich today (Monday 10 August) to mark the official opening of the Greenwich Birth Centre.
     

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    31 July, 2015

    The publication of the EHRC’s report ‘Pregnancy and Maternity Related Discrimination and Disadvantage’ showed disturbingly high rates of discrimination against pregnant women. While the report makes for depressing reading we welcome the fact that the report has been published so we can deal...

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