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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 ...

Scottish Government must act now to put more in maternity care

By Jackie Baillie MSP for Dumbarton, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care and Drugs Policy, and Scottish Labour Deputy Leader on 27 April 2023 Jackie Ballie, Member of the Scottish Parliament, writes for the RCM on the importance of good midwifery care and need for investment in Scottish maternity services ahead of RCM reception at Scottish Parliament.

Show me the money: the missing link in NHS England’s single delivery plan for maternity and neonatal services

By Sean O'Sullivan, Head of Health & Social Policy, RCM on 13 April 2023 The much-trailed three-year delivery plan for maternity and neonatal services was finally published at the end of last month (30 March) by NHS England. The plan is intended to provide support to services in achieving safer, more personalised, ...

Progress needs to be at pace, but not a snail’s pace

By Abbie Aplin, RCM Director Maternity Reform on 04 April 2023 As another report details failings in maternity care, Abbie Aplin, the RCM’s Director for Maternity Reform, outlines how the College is speaking truth to power and giving practical support to those working on the frontline.

Pay in England: what the offer means for you

By Alice Sorby, Director Employment Relations on 03 April 2023 Today (3 April) the RCM opened its pay consultation to members working in the NHS in England to find out if they accept or reject the latest pay offer made by the Westminster Government. To help you make an informed decision I want to share what the ...

Midwifery apprentices: celebrating the first of many

By Heather Bower RCM Head of Midwifery Education and Sally Ashton-May, RCM Director Midwifery Policy and Practice on 20 March 2023 Last week we joined fellow RCM colleagues and RCM Chief Executive Gill Walton to attend a landmark celebration at the University of Greenwich. We were there to celebrate graduation of the first three-year midwifery degree apprentices in world, ...