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RCM at TUC Congress 2019

on 02 October 2019 The RCM’s two motions to Congress were calling for better perinatal mental healthcare and the suspension of NHS charging for migrant women. We used our speeches to highlight the shortage of specialist perinatal mental health midwives and ...

Midwifery in rural areas: a Welsh adventure

By Alice Sorby, RCM Employment Relations Advisor and Lia Brigante, Quality & Standards Advisor on 03 September 2019 Following the publication of the Welsh Maternity Services strategy we found ourselves enjoying a scenic train journey to Welshpool to visit midwives in Powys to learn more about how they work and how continuity of care can work in the area.

Guest Blog: It’s time to talk about fatigue

By Roopa McCrossan, Specialist Trainee, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Secretary, Association of Anaesthetists Trainee Committee on 03 September 2019 As the end of the summer approaches, those of us in the business of bringing new life into the world are braced and ready for the one of the busiest times of year. The Office of National Statistics has published data showing that more babies are conceived ...
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NHS Pension Update

By Jon Skewes on 16 August 2019 With public sector pensions appearing in the news recently I wanted to take this opportunity to give you a short update on the RCM’s position and role in influencing the NHS scheme.