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Addressing inequity in maternity care outcomes

By Dr Mary Ross-Davie, Director for Professional Midwifery at the RCM and Victoria Komolafe, the RCM’s Professional Digital Advisor on 17 November 2021 Dr Mary Ross-Davie, Director for Professional Midwifery at the RCM and Victoria Komolafe, the RCM’s Professional Digital Advisor, look at two recent reports highlighting the huge inequities in outcomes in maternity care in the UK for women ...
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Mentorship scheme: paving an individual and professional pathway for Black, Asian and minority ethnic maternity staff

By Dian Bates Obesity / Diabetes Midwife North Middlesex hospital on 02 November 2021 Numerous reports over the last few decades highlight disparities experienced by midwives of Black and Asian descent, in comparison to their white counterparts. Midwives from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities are more likely ...
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Proud to be

By Race Matters Project Midwife Jane Bekoe on 27 October 2021 Earlier this week, the RCM hosted a webinar to share Black and brown personal and professional experiences in maternity, while reflecting on the theme of this year’s Black History & Culture Month (BHCM), Proud to be. As the RCM’s newly appointed ...
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Maternity community matters now more than ever

By Lydia O'Neill on 22 April 2021 Today, 22 April is the third annual Stephen Lawrence Day, named for the young black teenager who was murdered in a racially motivated attack in 1993. The focus of the day is on community and how it matters now more than ever in the tackle against ...
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Black mothers’ lives matter

By Zeenath Uddin, Head of Quality and Safety and Mary Ross-Davie, Director of Scotland on 24 July 2020 Black pregnant women are five times more likely, and Asian women twice as likely, to die during pregnancy and childbirth than white women. For those of us who have dedicated our careers to supporting pregnant women to give birth safely and healthily, ...
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