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  • 12 June, 2018

    Infant feeding has always been a subject of great interest to RCM members, generating lively debate and often dividing the opinion of the general public, the media and stakeholders. 

  • 30 May, 2018

    The clock is ticking. It is almost two years since the 2016 EU referendum, over a year since the Prime Minister triggered the Article 50 process to take the UK out of the European Union, and less than a year before the scheduled date for Brexit. Time is marching on, and yet we still see more...

  • 23 May, 2018

    Please do vote in our NHS pay consultation which is open until 31 May, we really value your voice. Inflation figures for April 2018 have been published at 2.4% and are forecast to keep going down, therefore for the first time in years your pay could rise above the rate of inflation. ...

  • 23 May, 2018

    RCM Cambridge marked the start of their new year with a Nepalese-themed AGM which took place on Thursday 18th January 2018. 

  • 4 May, 2018

    We have seen real progress begin on both the RCMs Fair Pay Overdue and shortage of midwives and resources campaigns. Both speak to the root causes of the pressures on members.

  • 2 May, 2018

    Following the negotiations with employers since December 2017 to come up with a Framework agreement combining both pay and structural reform of Agenda for Change, here is what the Chair and Vice Chair of the RCM Board had to say about the pay consultation. 

  • 1 May, 2018

    We ended 2017 with RCM membership at an all-time high and in 2018 we continue to grow. Midwives, Maternity Support Workers (MSWs) and student midwives throughout the UK can see the benefit of belonging to the world’s oldest and largest organisation run by and for midwives.

  • 25 April, 2018

    On the 12th May the RCM will be marching alongside other Trade Unions at the TUC’s ‘A new deal for working people’ march and rally in London.

  • 20 April, 2018

    For the past decade across the UK, family nurses have been working with young women (and their partners) from early pregnancy until their child is two; listening, guiding and acting as a positive role model for vulnerable, first-time...

  • 6 April, 2018

    The RCM has welcomed the announcement last week by Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in England, for plans to train an additional 3,000 more midwives over the next four years, starting with an extra 650 student midwives in 2019 – an increase of 25%. This...