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Improving pay part of the solution to stem the tide of midwives leaving the NHS says RCM

Improving pay part of the solution to stem the tide of midwives leaving the NHS says RCM

By Gemma Murphy on 14 February 2024 ‘Paying staff fairly and valuing the skilled work they do is an important part of the solution to the maternity staffing crisis.’ That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it submits evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) ...
Upcoming pension changes support more flexible working for retired NHS staff
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Upcoming pension changes support more flexible working for retired NHS staff

on 28 March 2023 Midwives who retire but still want to do some NHS work will benefit from NHS pension scheme rule changes from 1 April 2023. The changes affect those who have 1995 pension scheme section benefits. From 1 April those who are retired can return to ...
Our pay campaign for members in England continues says RCM giving evidence to NHS Pay Review Body
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Our pay campaign for members in England continues says RCM giving evidence to NHS Pay Review Body

on 23 February 2023 Members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) were in London yesterday giving oral evidence about the real, lived experience of midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) to the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB). The PRB is due to give its recommendations ...
RCM welcomes Scotland midwifery and nursing taskforce announcement
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RCM welcomes Scotland midwifery and nursing taskforce announcement

on 22 February 2023 The RCM has called an announcement by the Scottish Government today 'a very positive step forward for midwifery and maternity care in Scotland'. This follows the announcement of a Ministerial Taskforce on Nursing and Midwifery by Scotland’s ...
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RCM asks for members’ support in developing a national picture of perinatal mental health support

on 21 February 2023 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is asking midwives and maternity support workers across the UK to help develop its perinatal mental health strategy. The RCM wants to get a sense of perinatal mental health support across different areas, ...
RCM calls on members to sign and send a letter to the Prime Minister calling for better pay
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RCM calls on members to sign and send a letter to the Prime Minister calling for better pay

on 16 February 2023 Health unions, including the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), are calling on their members to sign and send a letter to the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. The letter calls for Rishi Sunak to meet with health unions to resolve the current pay disputes ...
RCM members in Wales vote yes to industrial action
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RCM members in Wales vote yes to industrial action

on 13 December 2022 Sending a clear and defiant message to the Welsh Government, Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members in Wales have voted yes to industrial action over pay. The result follows a ballot of eligible RCM members in Wales that closed yesterday. An ...
RCM urges England and Wales members to vote yes to industrial action as pay ballot opens
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RCM urges England and Wales members to vote yes to industrial action as pay ballot opens

on 11 November 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling on its midwife and maternity support worker members (MSW) to vote yes in the pay ballot opening today. The ballot - for RCM members working in the NHS in England and Wales - runs until midnight on 12 ...
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