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RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme
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RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme

on 29 January 2024 Following the broadcast of Panorama - Midwives under Pressure by the BBC, Gill Walton, Chief Executive of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said: “The testimonies of the midwives, the women, and their families are heartbreaking and must ...
Second strike shows strength of feeling on pay for members in Northern Ireland
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Second strike shows strength of feeling on pay for members in Northern Ireland

on 24 January 2024 Below freezing temperatures and snowy conditions did not deter hundreds of RCM members in Northern Ireland from taking to the picket lines last Thursday. Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) certainly did not allow the weather conditions ...
Everyone has a part to play in stopping racism in the NHS, says RCM
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Everyone has a part to play in stopping racism in the NHS, says RCM

on 19 January 2024 Racism has no place in the NHS in Scotland or anywhere else and it’s everyone’s job, including midwives, to help eradicate it wherever it rears its ugly head, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The RCM is calling on its members in Scotland ...
NHS England moves to offer better wellbeing support and assess staffing levels welcome says RCM
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NHS England moves to offer better wellbeing support and assess staffing levels welcome says RCM

on 11 August 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed a move by NHS England (NHSE) to improve support around burnout and stress for maternity and neonatal staff. This latest move is a part of the Three year delivery plan for maternity and neonatal ...
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RCM call for government to ensure maternity is key plank of women’s health strategy

on 25 July 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called on the Government to ensure that maternity care is central to its women’s health strategy, following the announcement last week of several new measures aimed at improving women’s health
RCM calls for better support for disabled NHS staff in TUC motion
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RCM calls for better support for disabled NHS staff in TUC motion

on 12 July 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says a change is needed urgently in how funds for reasonable adjustments for disabled NHS staff are allocated at Trust level. In a motion – presented by RCM member Mandi Masters - to the TUC Disabled Workers ...
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