By Mary Ross-Davie, Director for Scotland and Kate Brintworth, Head of Maternity Transformation on 17 December 2019
In June 2019, the RCM invited Heads of Midwifery across the UK to complete our annual survey. This year the survey included questions focussed on the implementation of Midwifery continuity of carer. The response rate for this year was higher ...
By Gill Walton on 09 January 2019
The Government has finally published the NHS Long Term Plan, the purpose of which is to guide how the NHS in England develops over the next decade. You can find more information about the Plan at https://www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/
on 23 November 2018
How are local maternity systems and services making sure that they know what women and their families want and need? Midwives looks at the crucial role Maternity Voices Partnerships are playing in shaping maternity transformation.
on 03 September 2018
With many local maternity services in England still reliant on paper notes, the MTP’s digital workstream has much ground to make up. Midwives looks at the progress made and the latest on transformation in Scotland.
By Juliette Astrup on 25 May 2018
Providing continuity of carer is perhaps one of the most challenging principles of maternity transformation. Juliette Astrup looks at how some of the early adopters are putting it into practice.
By Juliette Astrup on 07 March 2018
Two years after Better births set out its vision for safer, more personalised, family-friendly care, Juliette Astrup takes a look at the progress being made on improving safety.