By Colin Beesley on 15 September 2021
More flexible working for midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) is crucial to ensuring maternity services retain and recruit staff said the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). It comes as improved flexible working Agenda for Change ...
By Colin Beesley on 13 September 2021
Safe maternity care can only be achieved if we get the long-term maternity workforce planning right, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). It comes as the RCM submitted its response to a Health Education England (HEE) workforce Call for ...
By Colin Beesley on 08 September 2021
Health organisations including the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have written to Health Minister Nadine Dorries calling for an urgent confidential enquiry into the deaths of Asian and Asian British babies. This is needed to support Government ...
By Colin Beesley on 27 August 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has warned that measures to reduce pressure on maternity services are putting safety at risk. In a letter to Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, Chief Midwifery Officer at NHS England, the RCM acknowledges the effectiveness ...
By Colin Beesley on 27 July 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said that service user and staff safety must be the top priority, following the easing of restrictions preventing NHS staff and other key workers from working if they have been close to someone with COVID-19.
By Colin Beesley on 19 July 2021
The wisdom of the bards is being used to support the wellbeing of newly qualified midwives and nurses in Scotland, who will be given a free poetry anthology when they graduate.
By Colin Beesley on 07 July 2021
Nursing aching limbs and throbbing feet nine Team RCM staff and members went up a mountain and came back down having raised over £3000 so far for the RCM’s Benevolent Fund. The team took on all 3,560 ft of Wales’s Mount Snowdon on 3 July.
By Lydia O'Neill
After four years, attending four Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Conferences and eight visits to outstanding maternity units around the country with HRH the Princess Royal, Kathryn Gutteridge formally stands down as RCM President.
on 29 June 2021
Award-winning midwife Rebeccah Davies has been elected as the new President of the Royal College of Midwives.
Rebeccah brings over 30 years’ clinical midwifery experience to the role and is also a keen RCM Activist. Just last year she ...