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Midwives across Northern Ireland recognised on International Day of the Midwife
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Midwives across Northern Ireland recognised on International Day of the Midwife

By RCM on 05 May 2022 In a first for midwives across Northern Ireland Belfast’s City Hall will be illuminated in purple and tangerine the official colours of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to mark International Day of the Midwife (IDM) today (Thursday 5 May). The ...
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.
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.
Belfast maternity teams hit the jackpot with multiple wins at national awards
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Belfast maternity teams hit the jackpot with multiple wins at national awards

on 02 November 2021 Midwives and maternity support workers at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust hit the jackpot, with no fewer than four wins at the annual Royal College of Midwives (RCM) annual awards on 27 October. Staff at the Trust scooped the Thompsons Members' ...
RCM calls for rapid rollout of new Northern Ireland perinatal mental health service
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RCM calls for rapid rollout of new Northern Ireland perinatal mental health service

By Gemma Murphy on 14 January 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called for the rapid rollout of a new community service for pregnant and postnatal women with mental health problems, following the announcement last night by Health Minister Robin Swann.
All Ireland midwifery conference brings together midwives from north and south of the Irish border
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All Ireland midwifery conference brings together midwives from north and south of the Irish border

on 05 November 2020 Midwives and maternity support workers from both sides of the Irish border will today join forces for the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) annual all Ireland Midwifery Conference.
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Not sustainable to rely on bank midwives to fill vacancies in Northern Ireland says RCM

By Not sustainable to rely on bank midwives to fill vacancies in Northern Ireland says RCM The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said today it’s not surprised that midwifery vacancies have tripled in Northern Ireland over the past six years. The trade union and professional body that represents midwives in Northern Ireland say ...
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‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change  

By ‘Exceptional times’ mean how we deliver some maternity services in Northern Ireland will change   on 03 April 2020 ‘It’s necessary to look at how we deliver all parts of the health service to ensure that we can provide care for those with Covid-19 while continuing to provide safe maternity care to women and their babies’ that’s the message from the Royal College ...
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RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland

By RCM comments on publication of regulations for the provision of abortion Northern Ireland on 26 March 2020 Commenting on the publication of regulations for the provision of abortion services in Northern Ireland, the Director of the Royal College of Midwives in Northern Ireland Karen Murray said: “We now have the regulations under which women ...
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