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RCM calls for ‘a decent pay deal’ amid staffing shortages, fears for safety low morale and burnout
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RCM calls for ‘a decent pay deal’ amid staffing shortages, fears for safety low morale and burnout

By Gemma Murphy on 19 January 2021 Eight out of 10 (83%) Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members say they do not feel their maternity service has the right number of staff to operate safely, with a further 71% of members considering leaving the profession for good. These latest ...
Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move 
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Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move 

on 18 January 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) along with 13 other Health unions representing more than 1.3m NHS workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister today (Monday) urging him to speed up the pay process so NHS staff receive a promised ...
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RCM calls for an early and significant pay rise for midwives, MSWs and all NHS staff at TUC Congress

By Gemma Murphy on 15 September 2020 ‘Give midwives and maternity support workers the early and significant pay rise we deserve.’ That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to TUC Congress 2020 as the trade union continues to push forward talks to secure a pay rise ...
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Safety must be the number one priority in maternity care, say leading Royal Colleges

on 24 July 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have reiterated that the safety of women and babies in maternity services must be the number one priority of all care, as they welcome the announcement ...
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Positive to see more midwives on the register, but need to future proof workforce says RCM

on 09 July 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is encouraged by the increase in registered midwife numbers, but has cautioned that the UK must work harder to recruit and retain midwives to future-proof NHS maternity services. This comes as the Nursing ...
‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland  on NHS midwifery vacancy stats
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‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland on NHS midwifery vacancy stats

By ‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland on NHS midwifery vacancy stats on 04 December 2019 ISD Scotland has published statistics on NHS midwifery and other staff vacancies in Scotland. The statistics show an increase of 26.5% in midwifery and nursing vacant posts from September 2018 to September 2019.
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Need integrated services putting women at the centre of care says RCM on report on women’s health

By Need integrated services putting women at the centre of care says RCM on report on women’s health on 02 December 2019 Today the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has published a report ‘Better for Women’. The report calls for better joined up services and emphasises the need for national strategies to meet the needs of girls and women ...
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