The RCM works with and is part of a diverse range of organisations, trade unions, working groups and committees

Employment Relations

Other Royal Colleges

Charities and Campaigning Organisations

Working Groups

We work with and support midwives from all over the world, through international forums and committees and by fostering links with individual midwives and associations.

RCM membership is represented in the following global and European organisations:

And in the following UK government organisations: 

NGOs and coalition partners include:

Online groups include:

  • WHICH? Birth Choice website provides women and their partners access to the information they need to help make an informed decision around where and how they give birth - be that in a birth centre, labour ward or at home. The website brings together a wealth of information on the facilities and services available at NHS maternity services across the UK alongside personalised birth statistics to help women understand the differences between birth settings


The RCM provides accreditation of activities relevant to midwifery practice that midwives have undertaken as part of their professional development/lifelong learning in order to meet their Prep (NMC, 2008) requirements and/or enhances care provided by student midwives and maternity support workers.