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  • 27 October, 2015

    See below photos from Inaugural branch meeting of the PHE branch & Student outreach event at Sheffield Hallam University with Ann one of our reps in Sheffield trust.

    Inaugural branch meeting of the PHE branch


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    16 October, 2015

    The RCM attended its first TUC Congress in September sine affiliating in July.  We were given a very warm and genuine welcome and used the event to raise both professional and trade union issues.  We proposed motions on ‘Valuing midwifery services’ and ‘Campaigning for Pregnant...

  • 15 October, 2015

    At a time when changes to UK midwifery regulation are being developed, perhaps the time is right for thinking about what it is that makes our profession so unique? For many years we have relied upon specific regulation that supports midwives in their practice and in their ability to provide...

  • 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...

  • Cathy Warwick
    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.