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The power of words

By RCM Research Fellow Juliet Rayment The language we use – whether in clinical notes or with the women and families in our care – matters. For the past few months, RCM Research Fellow Juliet Rayment has been working on a project to find a shared vocabulary around labour and birth. Here ...
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Join our professorial network at the RCM

By Professor Helen Cheyne and Dr Mary Ross-Davie, co-chairs of the new Professorial Network on 28 May 2021 We are delighted today to be announcing the new RCM professorial network (PN) and hope that professors of midwifery and related subjects working in the UK will chose to join.
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New resources supporting care handover between midwives and health visitors

By Clare Livingstone, Professional Policy Advisor, RCM & Alison Morton, Executive Director, Institute of Health Visiting on 26 May 2021 Having demonstrated a significant improvement in outcomes for women and babies, providing continuity of carer along the whole ‘maternity journey’ has become a key tenet of modern midwifery policy. Additional resources are needed to implement ...
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Race Matters for all of us

By Suzanne Tyler, Director of Services to Members on 26 May 2021 It has been a whole year since the murder of George Floyd, an event that shook many individuals and organisaitons into action against systemic racism. I don’t think any of us, regardless of who we are or where we come from, have not been disturbed ...
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Midwifery matters at the NMC

By Dr Jacqui Williams and Verena Wallace MBE, Senior Midwifery Advisers, NMC on 24 May 2021 Someone recently said that our approach to midwifery practice at the NMC should be to “think once, think twice, think midwife!” With more than 39,000 midwives on our permanent register, we recognise how important it is to have a positive ...
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