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Poor access to fluids on maternity units is affecting maternity staff health says RCM

on 09 August 2021 With summer temperatures and maternity staff still required to wear more personal protective equipment (PPE) than before the pandemic, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for common sense from NHS Trusts and Boards around access ...
RCM comments on NHS Confederation female health staff survey
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RCM comments on NHS Confederation female health staff survey

on 05 May 2021 Responding to a survey on the physical and mental wellbeing of female health and care staff by the NHS Confederation’s Health and Care Women Leaders Network, Suzanne Tyler, Executive Director for Services to Members at the RCM, said: “Midwives ...
RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing
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RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing

By RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing on 23 September 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has today welcomed a report from the King’s Fund which calls for minimum standards to improve working conditions for midwives and nurses, and to address exhaustion and burnout in both professions. The report sets ...
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NHS must act now to break the burnout cycle in maternity services

on 16 July 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has called on NHS organisations to break the burnout cycle and support maternity staff better. The call comes following a report from the Society of Occupational Medicine today on the mental health and wellbeing ...
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More understanding and support from employers needed says RCM on ACAS Menopause guide

By ‘RCM and INMO host joint all-Ireland midwife conference in Armagh’ on 18 October 2019 Today on World Menopause Day the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has published new guidance to help employers and managers support staff who are affected by menopause symptoms at work.
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