By RCM on 22 April 2022
Organisations representing hundreds of thousands of pregnant employees some of which are healthcare workers have expressed concern at the withdrawal without any warning of COVID-19 guidance by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) ...
on 22 December 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging NHS Trusts and Boards to ensure that maternity staff are not redeployed to other areas of the hospital as COVID-19 cases rise again.
on 15 December 2021
Today (12 December) the NHS staff council have issued a joint statement in relation to annual leave and carry forward leave for midwives, maternity support workers, and all NHS staff. This follows a recent announcement from the Prime Minister ...
By New flexible working rules good for staff and employers says RCM on 24 September 2021
New flexible working rights will be good for staff and employers alike, say the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as new rules are introduced to allow NHS employees in England to request flexible working from their first day of employment.
By RCM calls for extending legal rights to workplace breastfeeding support on 14 September 2021
Employers must follow guidance on supporting breastfeeding at work says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in a motion to the TUC Congress. The RCM says that ACAS guidance is being ignored by many organisations and this is affecting breastfeeding ...