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RCM makes the case for a new maternity strategy for Northern Ireland
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RCM makes the case for a new maternity strategy for Northern Ireland

on 11 May 2021 ‘A renewed maternity strategy for Northern Ireland, grows more urgent with every passing day.’ That is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it calls for a new strategy to be developed since the current one ended three years ...
Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine
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Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

on 07 May 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and have today expressed concern that pregnant women invited for vaccination are still struggling to access the right COVID vaccine for ...
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Celebrate midwives by investing in their pay says RCM on International Day of the Midwife 

on 05 May 2021 Investing in midwives also means investing in their pay, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as the College and its members celebrate International Day of the Midwife (IDM) tomorrow (5 May).
Clarity for maternity services will improve experience for women and keep staff safe during COVID-19
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Clarity for maternity services will improve experience for women and keep staff safe during COVID-19

By Clarity for maternity services will improve experience for women and keep staff safe during COVID-19 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed guidance from NHS England containing key actions for NHS trusts to enable pregnant women to have a partner, family or friends with them at all stages of their maternity care while ensuring everyone ...
State of NHS buildings holding back improvements in maternity care
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State of NHS buildings holding back improvements in maternity care

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.
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 ...
Create colourful window displays to support NHS staff on the day they’re due a pay rise, say health unions    
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Create colourful window displays to support NHS staff on the day they’re due a pay rise, say health unions   

on 01 April 2021 Families and individuals across the UK are being urged by health unions to create colourful window displays in their homes and workplaces today to show support for NHS staff on the day they should have been getting a pay rise.  Artwork designed ...
Maternity services at risk without improvements in support and reward for staff, according to new report
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Maternity services at risk without improvements in support and reward for staff, according to new report

on 30 March 2021 Exhausted and demoralised staff may spark an exodus from the NHS unless the Government does more on support and reward. These are the stark findings of a new report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), supported by the Royal College ...
Royal Colleges welcome ‘significant’ maternity funding boost
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Royal Colleges welcome ‘significant’ maternity funding boost

on 25 March 2021 Two leading Royal Colleges have welcomed a significant injection of funding for maternity services. The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have called the new money from NHS England ...
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