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Celebrating midwifery: time to reset?

By Fiona Gibb, Director Professional Midwifery, RCM on 09 May 2023 Fiona Gibb, Royal College of Midwives’ (RCM) Director Professional Midwifery, shares ways that midwives can reclaim and promote our professional identity, with emphasis on education, research, leadership and growing a supportive, collaborative ...

Staff shortages adversely impacts quality of care and staff wellbeing

By Sean O'Sullivan, Head of Health and Social Policy, RCM on 08 March 2023 RCM delegates at this week’s TUC Women’s Conference have called on our sister unions to back a campaign to ensure that maternity workforce planning is based on the needs of women, babies and families and that this should be reinforced with a national ...

My journey into maternity research

By Zoe Vowles, RM, MSc, Clinical Research Midwife at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS FT/Research Assistant at NIHR Applied Research Collaboration South London Maternity and Perinatal Mental Health theme and NIHR Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellow on 28 February 2023 I first became interested in research after undertaking an MSc in Public Health and doing a piece of qualitative research looking at the effect of becoming a fistula advocate on women with obstetric fistula in Sierra Leone.

My experience of conducting primary research

By Rachel Housego, RM, MPH, Lecturer in midwifery at the University of Suffolk on 30 January 2023 With hindsight, I can appreciate the value research has on my professional development and my clinical practice. I started my master’s programme with King’s College London with the aim of furthering my knowledge in public health and this is ...