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  • 27 May, 2016

    As student midwife Amy Spears approaches graduation and qualification, she has been reflecting upon her journey as a student. As a result, she has written a poem aimed at current student midwives in the early stages of their training and potential students alike.

  • 27 May, 2016

    First-year midwifery student Gemma Ford talks politics and why fellow student midwives should be opening their eyes to what’s happening and the changes ahead.

  • 25 May, 2016

    The Chesterfield RCM branch joined together for the TUC (Trade Union Council) May Day rally. Midwives participated in a March through Chesterfield Town centre bearing flags in support of the RCM. We also held a stall promoting our efforts as midwives and as a union to provide safe and...

  • 16 May, 2016

    RCM members may be aware that the RCM has come under attack for a position statement on abortion we have published on our website

    Contrary to the distorted and...

  • 10 May, 2016

    On Wednesday 25th May, people from across the country will travel to London to lobby their local Member of Parliament on the issue of abolishing bursaries for student midwives, nurses and others training to enter the NHS workforce in England.

    We’re working very closely with the National...

  • 10 May, 2016

    What a fabulous four  days as the intrepid RCM cycle team pedalled 230 miles across the Normandy countryside. As members know we were raising money for our wonderful charity of the year – Women’s Aid. Some of the team  are regular pedallers but for others this was a massive step up...

  • 4 May, 2016
    The moment has finally come. I'm on my way to Portsmouth to join the Royal College of Midwives' staff team cycling 230 miles across France for Women's Aid, our chosen charity of the year.  This is a huge personal challenge for me, being around 6 Stone...
  • 3 May, 2016

    Last week the Department of Health (DH) released its consultation on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)  – amendments to modernise midwifery regulation and improve the effectiveness and efficient of fitness to practise processes:...

  • 28 April, 2016

    RCM Connect have been supporting the Women’s Aid Staff Cycle by trying to equal the 240 miles to be covered on exercise bikes.

    The team are taking it in turns to cycle for 30-60 minutes, and to make things interesting, some are going head to head to see who can make up the furthest...

  • Cathy Warwick
    27 April, 2016

    RCM chief executive Cathy Warwick gives a round-up of the news from the RCM, including her discussions with the health secretary Jeremy Hunt, the latest on the National Maternity Review, and the RCM staff cycle ride across France to raise money for Women's Aid. For further information and to...