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Leading Maternity Royal Colleges urge NHS to avoid redeploying maternity staff in wake of rising COVID-19 cases
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Leading Maternity Royal Colleges urge NHS to avoid redeploying maternity staff in wake of rising COVID-19 cases

on 22 December 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging NHS Trusts and Boards to ensure that maternity staff are not redeployed to other areas of the hospital as COVID-19 cases rise again.
Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine
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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine

on 17 August 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging pregnant women in Scotland to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the best way to protect themselves and their baby against the worst impact of the disease. The call comes following a rise in unvaccinated ...
RCM welcomes immediate implementation of Scottish NHS pay award
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RCM welcomes immediate implementation of Scottish NHS pay award

on 14 May 2021 The Scottish Government has announced that they will immediately pay the 4% pay award offered to NHS staff, with the increase backdated to December 2020. The news follows Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members in Scotland voting to accept ...
Invest in Scottish maternity to tackle deprivation says RCM in message to next government
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Invest in Scottish maternity to tackle deprivation says RCM in message to next government

on 20 April 2021 Tackling Scotland’s social deprivation and inequalities by investing in maternity services and staff must be at the heart of the next government’s policy. This is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in a Blueprint for maternity ...
Virtual Royal visit for Warwickshire maternity unit
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Government must “reconsider urgently” 1​% NHS pay proposal after Scotland offer, RCM and health unions tell PM

on 26 March 2021 NHS staff in the rest of the UK will be “bewildered” as they contrast ​the pay offer in Scotland with plans for the rest of the UK, the 14 NHS unions have told the Prime Minister. The RCM together with representatives of 1.3 million NHS workers ...
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