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  • 24 July, 2015

    The RCM officially joined the TUC (Trades Union Congress) in the summer of 2015. Last weekend the RCM was officially represented at the 2015 Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival by the combined efforts of its Bournemouth & Christchurch ...

  • 21 July, 2015

    Midwives know more than most that the first six weeks of a newborn’s life is likely to be a sleep deprived and anxious time for parents.

  • 20 July, 2015

    Hayley Goleniowska is a writer and speaker, working with parents, teachers and medical professionals as well as self-advocates who have Down’s syndrome. Her work is internationally renowned and her blog Downs Side Up has won many awards for its...

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    14 July, 2015

    I have signed up to a new campaign run by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) BPAS campaigns for women to exercise choice in relation to all areas of reproduction and when they approached me in my role as Chief...

  • 7 July, 2015

    I grew up on stories of midwifery in the East End of London. It was probably one of the main reasons I became a midwife and went to the UK to undertake my midwifery training. My mum was a midwife in the East End of London in the 1950s. When the TV series Call the Midwife came out my mum had...

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    1 July, 2015

    I was very interested to read the We Need to Talk About CMV report launched by CMVAction yesterday.

  • 30 June, 2015

    I’m Harsha Parmar and I lead the Family Stability team within the Department for Work and Pensions. Thank you for this opportunity to talk about a pilot we are rolling out in antenatal and postnatal provision.

    The objective of the pilot is to test the effectiveness of providing...

  • Cathy Warwick
    29 June, 2015

    RCM chief executive Cathy Warwick chats about this year's RCM annual conference, which is being held on 10-11 November in Telford. The student midwives' conference and one for workplace representatives will also take place then - the students' on the 10th and the workplaces reps' on the 11th...

  • 24 June, 2015

    Late April saw the launch of the newly formed Bromley and Bexley Branch. Our new chair Suzy Hall hosted a 'Cheese and Wine evening' where we had guest speakers; Lisa Moss, specialist bereavement Midwife discussing the ...

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    23 June, 2015

    Following the General Election, Unions 21 has been thinking hard about how they can best add value to the work of unions through research and campaigning on the issues that really matter to their members. They have identified two immediate priorities and want your help by completing...