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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 ...
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 ...
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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