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  • Jon Skewes
    25 April, 2016

    On 26 and 27 April, further industrial action in the form of a full withdrawal of labour will be taking place across England. On each day the industrial action is from 8 am to 5 pm.

    Other doctors and staff, including midwives and MSWs will continue to provide care during this time.

  • 25 April, 2016

    until the RCM cycle team heads off for northern France on our mission to raise money for Women’s Aid. Those of you who are Archer’s fans will be well aware of the import role played in society by charities who help women experiencing domestic violence and I hope that you may be able to make a...

  • 20 April, 2016

    Only two weeks to go now until the big ride. I hit a hiatus with training this week due to a build-up of work that had to be dealt with after my week's leave and also struggling with injury. Just the thought that I could be exercising enough to get a sports injury is hilarious, but the back...

  • 19 April, 2016

    I became a nurse in 1975, the year Britain last held a vote on staying in Europe, and a year before I qualified as a midwife. And my four decades as a midwife lead me to believe we are better off remaining a member of the European Union.

    Being in the EU underpins much of the protection...

  • 19 April, 2016

    On 23rd June every voter in the UK has an important decision to make. In the Europe referendum, do we remain in the European Union, or do we leave? Make no mistake, it’s a big deal. There is a lot at stake.

    Here at the RCM we’ve been thinking about what it means for our members. It’s...

  • 19 April, 2016

    Members of the East and North Hertfordshire RCM branch, organised an exemplary  study day primarily centred around 'Challenges in Midwifery'. 


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    5 April, 2016

    With statistics showing that one in four people have experienced being bullied in the workplace, there is a chance this could also include you.

    The RCM and RCOG have worked collaboratively to try to address the problem of undermining and bullying behaviours in maternity services. We...

  • 4 April, 2016

    On the 22nd of March 2016 Barnet and Edgware and The Royal Free RCM Branches held an extra ordinary meeting to discuss the possible merger of both branches to create a Trust wide Branch.


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    4 April, 2016

    So the RCM motley cycle crew is continuing our efforts to raise enormous amounts of money for Women’s Aid! The Easter weekend saw many of us out in the wind and the rain trying to train although I must admit I gave up when I heard news of hurricane Katie. I have been virtually blown off tops...

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    3 April, 2016

    As people have posted their training updates, I thought I’d post mine!

    I have some concerns about how well I’m going to keep up with the rest of you but I’ve been emailing Cathy and John who have encouraged me that it will be OK so I...