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Midwife numbers drop by 600 in the year since minister admitted England was 2000 midwives short
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Midwife numbers drop by 600 in the year since minister admitted England was 2000 midwives short

on 30 June 2022 Royal College of Midwives (RCM) analysis of new NHS statistics out today show that midwife numbers are continuing to plummet in England. This will further hit safety and pile even more pressure on maternity services that are already significantly ...
Falling NHS midwife numbers show worrying trend says the RCM
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Falling NHS midwife numbers show worrying trend says the RCM

on 18 May 2022 Despite an overall increase In the number of midwives on its register the Nursing and Midwifery Council - the UK midwifery regulator - has in a report today raised concerns about the numbers leaving. The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) echoes ...
‘Improving pay part of solution to recruitment and retention crisis,’ RCM tells Pay Review Body
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‘Improving pay part of solution to recruitment and retention crisis,’ RCM tells Pay Review Body

By RCM on 05 April 2022 Failing to deliver a decent, inflation-proof pay award will speed up the recruitment and retention crisis in maternity services. That’s the stark warning of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it gives oral evidence to the NHS Pay Review ...
Get behind our plans to deliver better maternity care for Northern Ireland’s women RCM urges politicians
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Get behind our plans to deliver better maternity care for Northern Ireland’s women RCM urges politicians

By RCM on 22 March 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is demanding improvements in maternity care for Northern Ireland’s women in its Blueprint for better maternity care published today.
Maternity underfunding means care based on what trusts can afford not on women’s safety and needs says RCM
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Maternity underfunding means care based on what trusts can afford not on women’s safety and needs says RCM

By RCM on 18 March 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling out the Government’s record on maternity funding which leaves some NHS trusts and boards basing midwifery staffing levels on what they can afford, not women and baby’s needs. Delivering the safest ...
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Months overdue and still not enough says RCM on NHS pay award

on 21 July 2021 The RCM has responded to the Government’s pay award to NHS staff in England of a 3% pay rise with dismay and disappointment. The RCM has warned that this is not enough to counteract vacancies and prevent staff from leaving the profession for good, ...
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