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Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic
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Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic

on 13 September 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) called for more investment in the NHS and other public services in a composite motion to the TUC Congress yesterday. The RCM says this is the minimum required to put right a decade of austerity and underinvestment ...
New NICE guideline rightly focused on women centred care says RCM
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New NICE guideline rightly focused on women centred care says RCM

on 19 August 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an updated guideline published by NICE which focuses on women-centred care, more engagement with maternity services earlier in pregnancy and informed decision making. For the first time ...
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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 say it may have to consider Pay Review Body process if pay award unfair to members
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RCM say it may have to consider Pay Review Body process if pay award unfair to members

on 20 July 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said it may have to consider if the Pay Review Body (PRB) process is still fit for purpose if the Government adheres to a low recommendation that is not the significant pay award that it has been campaigning ...
Maternity services could be hit if infection rates climb say Royal colleges in Freedom Day caution plea
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Maternity services could be hit if infection rates climb say Royal colleges in Freedom Day caution plea

on 19 July 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), which between them represent the majority of NHS staff working in maternity, have warned that services face significant challenges as ...
COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges
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COVID unlocking will create ‘perfect storm’ for pregnant women, say maternity Colleges

on 15 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are concerned that the combination of restrictions easing from next week, an increasing prevalence of COVID-19 in the community and hesitancy ...
RCM calls on Welsh Government for an urgent and significant pay rise for its members
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RCM calls on Welsh Government for an urgent and significant pay rise for its members

on 23 June 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) together with eight other trade unions in Wales have collectively called on the Welsh Government to give NHS staff an urgent, significant and well-earned pay rise. In an open letter delivered in person ...
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