on 21 June 2021
Three new midwives have joined the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) board following board elections and three existing board members have also been re-elected to the RCM Board. The new Board take up their roles on 1st September 2021.
By Colin Beesley on 09 June 2021
A broad coalition of heavyweight and influential health organisations have come together to call for better physical and emotional support and care for NHS staff. The coalition includes the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), the Royal College ...
on 07 June 2021
This June the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has joined the world’s largest virtual gathering of midwives as the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) virtual Triennial Congress kicked off.
By Lydia O'Neill on 04 June 2021
The NHS Supply Chain consultation on uniforms in England came to a close this week and, as well as encouraging members to make individual submissions, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conducted its own survey of members.
By Colin Beesley on 04 June 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is holding a webinar on vaccination and pregnancy for its members and other health professionals on Friday 11 June from 12:30 to 14:00. The event comes as access to vaccinations is being opened-up to women ...
By Lydia O'Neill on 28 May 2021
The Royal College of Midwives welcomes the Government’s call for women of all ages and backgrounds in the UK to share their experiences of healthcare in a national survey. The results will be used to shape the Women’s Health Strategy, designed ...
By Colin Beesley on 27 May 2021
The songs of the sea meet midwifery with the release of a sea shanty in honour of the relationship between mothers and midwives. The song from Scottish singer Jazz Dey and midwifery staff and students from the University of the West of Scotland, ...
By Lydia O'Neill
Representatives at the Wales Trade Union Congress (TUC) have voted for action against health inequalities in maternity and to improve workforce wellbeing for maternity staff, from motions proposed by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
By Colin Beesley
A new toolkit from Public Health England (PHE) to support care continuity and a better and more efficient handover of women’s care between midwives and health visitors has been published this week. The toolkit has been developed with support ...