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RCM welcomes CQC report on survey of women’s experience of maternity care
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RCM welcomes CQC report on survey of women’s experience of maternity care

on 10 February 2022 Listening to and acting on women’s experiences of maternity services and midwifery care is crucial to delivering safe high-quality care. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the results of a major survey ...
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Investing in mental health care for pregnant women saves lives says the RCM

on 02 February 2022 Lives can be saved if there is proper investment in better support for pregnant and postnatal women with mental health problems, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), following the publication of a report by the Maternal Mental ...
Continued impact of entrenched social inequalities clear in latest MBRRACE-UK report says RCM
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Continued impact of entrenched social inequalities clear in latest MBRRACE-UK report says RCM

on 11 November 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said ‘the continued impact of entrenched societal inequalities continues to show in these tragic results’ as it responds to the latest MBRRACE-UK Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care report 2021. This ...
RCM welcomes more maternal mental health services for new and expectant mums
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RCM welcomes more maternal mental health services for new and expectant mums

on 06 April 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an announcement from NHS England of more maternal mental health services for new and expectant mothers. The investment is part of the NHS Long Term Plan and will see 26 newly dedicated hubs being ...
Pregnant women need more mental health support says RCM
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Pregnant women need more mental health support says RCM

on 19 January 2021 More investment and training are needed to enable midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) to offer better mental health support for women throughout pregnancy and postnatally, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) publishing updated ...
RCM calls for rapid rollout of new Northern Ireland perinatal mental health service
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RCM calls for rapid rollout of new Northern Ireland perinatal mental health service

By Gemma Murphy on 14 January 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called for the rapid rollout of a new community service for pregnant and postnatal women with mental health problems, following the announcement last night by Health Minister Robin Swann.
Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM
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Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM

By Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM on 23 November 2020 A leading Royal College has called for greater support to be given to vulnerable women during pregnancy. The Royal College of Midwives has warned that, without appropriate support, women with severe and multiple disadvantage are at greater ...
Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan
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Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan

By Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan on 20 May 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have after years of campaigning welcomed the inclusion of perinatal mental health in Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Action Plan. Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said:
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