By Laura Seebohm, CEO of Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) on 30 November 2023
Laura Seebohm, CEO of Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA), shares why 16 days of activism is so important to raise awareness of gendered violence in the perinatal period and the resources available to healthcare workers.
By RCM Professional Policy Advisor Janet Fyle on 27 November 2023
RCM Professional Policy Advisor Janet Fyle makes the case for investment and support for women and girls who face gender-based violence in her latest blog.
By Keelie Barrett MSW advocate, workplace representative and RCM Board member on 24 November 2023
MSW advocate, workplace representative and RCM Board member Keelie Barrett celebrates MSW Day, reflecting on the past and future of support workers with hope for the workforce and appreciation for everything MSWs do in her latest blog.
By RCM Quality and Standards Advisor Lia Brigante on 14 November 2023
Midwifery has been nominated for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. RCM’s Quality and Standards Advisor Lia Brigante shares what this great ...
By RCM Public Affairs Advisor Stuart Bonar on 01 November 2023
RCM Public Affairs Advisor Stuart Bonar looks at the number of midwives working in the NHS in England since the last General Election and what needs to happen to improve the retention and recruitment of maternity staff.
By Julie Richards, RCM Wales Director and Jayne Bekoe RCM Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion on 31 October 2023
As Black History and Culture Month comes to an end, RCM Director for Wales, Julie Richards and RCM Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Jayne Bekoe reflect on the events and collaborative working that contribute to the RCM’s strategy ...
By RCM National Officer Anne Wilson, RCM on 25 October 2023
Following the industrial action taken by members in Northern Ireland on 22 September, RCM’s National Officer Anne Wilson shares the impact this has had on strengthening the call for fair pay and a maternity strategy with overwhelming outsider ...
By Jeannine Joseph on 23 October 2023
Jeannine Joseph shares her experience living with Sickle Cell and how taking part in research has given her hope for change when it comes to patient and public involvement and engagement (PPIE) for underrepresented groups.
By RCM Director for Wales Julie Richards and Head of Bereavement Care & Hospital Liaison Marc Harder on 13 October 2023
RCM Director for Wales Julie Richards and Head of Bereavement Care & Hospital Liaison Marc Harder at the baby loss charity Sands have co-written a blog for Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW) 2023.
By RCM Quality and Standards Advisor Lia Brigante
Europe's midwives gathered in Istanbul for the general annual meeting of the European Association of Midwives (EMA) on 22 and 23 September. From the UK, Mervi Jokinen and Lia Brigante participated as delegates of The Royal College of Midwives ...