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  • 9 October, 2015

    Cathy Warwick addresses members' concerns about the negative messages they have seen on social media. 

    Hear directly from Cathy as she lets members know that she has addressed these issues on the website.

  • 8 October, 2015

    I returned from the MSW conference in Sheffield yesterday, and even though I was only around for the last session, it was very illuminating.

    As midwives, we take for granted the fact that our regulatory framework provides us with a great deal of assurance from which to practice. We...

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    29 September, 2015

    The RCM would like to invite it's members to send their stories and their views on what women’s feedback means to them as a midwife, providing the care they do.

    Dr Suzanne Tyler, Director for Services to Members is speaking at the launch events for this year’s national maternity survey...

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    25 September, 2015

    As a result of the concerns raised about statutory supervision of midwives and the subsequent report for the NMC by the King’s Fund, changes will be occurring to the regulatory framework that underpins midwifery. Although the exact nature of these is not confirmed, regulations relating to...

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    22 September, 2015

    RCM chief executive Cathy Warwick provides a round-up of the latest RCM news... The NHS England Maternity Review, supervision and her recent and upcoming visits.

  • 15 September, 2015

    Student midwife Nicolette Peel attended last year’s student conference and put forward her 90-second idea, which was selected by delegates as the winning concept. Here she explains her idea and how it has finally beginning to come to fruition. 

  • 14 September, 2015

    Could a fairytale reveal why some midwives bully students? Natalie Corden, a second-year student and member of the RCM’s student midwives’ forum (SMF), believes so.

  • 9 September, 2015

    The current refugee crisis is, I am certain, troubling many many midwives. The RCM shares your concerns and will be continuing our long standing efforts to ensure all pregnant women and their babies, regardless of country of origin, are treated with the humanity they deserve and receive high...

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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...