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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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RCM welcomes Government investment in perinatal mental health support for women

By RCM welcomes Government investment in perinatal mental health for support women on 07 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the news that the new NHS GP contract will include additional funding for perinatal mental health checks at six to eight weeks.
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Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey

By Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey on 28 January 2020 The majority of women who gave birth in February last year had confidence and trust in staff and felt they were always listened to by midwives and received appropriate advice at the start of labour, that’s according to a national maternity survey ...
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‘RCM responds to Labour Party manifesto pledges’

By ‘RCM responds to Labour Party manifesto pledges’ on 21 November 2019 The Labour party have today launched their manifesto for the 2019 General Election. Responding Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said; “We are happy to see a commitment to putting ...
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Midwives welcome Labour commitment for more midwives

on 13 November 2019 The Shadow Secretary of State for Health Johnathan Ashworth today launched the Labour 'NHS Rescue Plan'. Speaking at the launch of the plan he used the closure of a maternity unit because of a shortage of midwives to confirm that Labour would ...
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