The RCM Podcast: Safety and quality in maternity services
The RCM supports and champions safe high quality safe across all work that midwives and maternity staff do and say ‘safety in maternity services must be everyone’s business’.
In this brand new episode on safety and quality Gemma Murphy speaks to RCM’s Head of Safety and Quality Zeenath Uddin about the challenges facing all midwives when it comes to safety. Zeenath also talks about learning from reports that have repeatedly flagged similar safety concerns and what the RCM is doing to support its members in practice.
Gemma also meets RCM member Suzanne Cunningham who is currently Director of Midwifery at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation trust and she shares her decades of experience and some practical advice on practices that improve safety.
RCM’s newly appointed Director For Professional Midwifery, Mary Ross Davie also joins the podcast to discuss the RCM’s new Solution Series which has been developed to support midwifery leaders and midwives to implement recommendations laid out in the Ockenden Review to improve the quality of care they are delivering for women and their babies.
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