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RCM Opinion
Supporting

NHS Pension Update

By Jon Skewes on 16 August 2019 With public sector pensions appearing in the news recently I wanted to take this opportunity to give you a short update on the RCM’s position and role in influencing the NHS scheme.
Promoting

Promoting, Influencing and Supporting on behalf of our members around Continuity of Carer

By Mary Ross-Davie, Dircetor of Scotland and Kate Brintworth, Head of Maternity Transformation on 10 July 2019 This week we have seen the publishing of figures that show that 17.3% of women in England are now being booked onto a care pathway that should ensure they receive continuity of carer throughout pregnancy, whilst giving birth and in the postnatal ...
Supporting

A new vision for Wales

By Vicky Richards on 08 July 2019 The Welsh government has launched its Vision for maternity services in Wales. After two years of work, involving women and their families, midwives, other NHS professionals, Health Boards, community and voluntary groups, the Vision and ...
RCM Opinion
Supporting

Smokefree

By Clare Livingstone on 31 May 2019 As midwives caring for women we have all listened to these sheepish confessions: ‘I know it’s bad… but I only smoke one or two in the evening… once the kids are in bed… it really is one of life’s few pleasures… something just for me….’.
RCM Opinion
Influencing

Student Midwife Cara Evans on her elective at RCM

By Cara Evans, student midwife on 24 May 2019 Before making the trip down to London to carry out my elective at the Royal College of Midwives, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Despite having worked alongside the RCM at several points throughout my studies, I wanted to know exactly how the RCM ...
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