By RCM on 26 May 2022
New monthly NHS workforce figures for England analysed by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed that the number of midwives in England is now lower than at the time of the last general election.
These latest figures are in fact worse ...
on 29 October 2021
A midwife described by her colleagues as someone who works with women and families to ensure they receive the best experience during their pregnancy journey has scooped a prestigious national award. Tania Pearce from East Surrey Hospital ...
on 17 June 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an announcement by NHS England that will see £52 million invested to speed up the delivery of online maternity records.
The announcement was made today by the Chief Nursing Officer for England, ...
on 07 May 2021
Six midwives had an International Day of the Midwife (IDM) treat this week when they had a private audience with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Patron, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal at St James’s Palace.
on 27 April 2021
Responding to new miscarriage research and a call for better miscarriage care from the pregnancy charity Tommy’s, Dr Mary Ross-Davie, Director for Professional Midwifery at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said “When a woman loses her ...
on 22 April 2021
Life threatening problems could get missed says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) responding to a NCT survey on GP postnatal checks. This shows that a quarter of new mothers are not being asked about their emotional health and wellbeing at ...
on 14 April 2021
Leading health organisations including the Royal College of Midwives have called for upgrades to England’s NHS maternity service buildings to improve care for women and conditions for staff in a letter to Health Minister Nadine Dorries today.
By RCM calls for ‘swift implementation’ of NHS England action plan to support BAME pregnant women on 21 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today called for swift implementation of an action plan announced by NHS England to provide additional support for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) pregnant women.
By ‘Improvements needed in NHS job evaluation for Maternity Support Workers’ says RCM on 29 November 2019
This week the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is celebrating and highlighting the role of maternity support workers (MSWs) in NHS maternity services.
As part of the focus on MSWs and the work that they do the RCM has today published results ...