By Clarity for maternity services will improve experience for women and keep staff safe during COVID-19
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed guidance from NHS England containing key actions for NHS trusts to enable pregnant women to have a partner, family or friends with them at all stages of their maternity care while ensuring everyone ...
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has sought to reassure its members, healthcare workers and vulnerable pregnant women following the news that people under 30 are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.
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 ...
By Advice for health professionals providing pregnancy screening tests published on 02 December 2020
Leading Colleges have released advice for healthcare professionals to ensure they provide screening results to pregnant women and their partners in an unbiased and non-directive way, making families aware of their options and giving them ...
By ‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay on 18 November 2020
Deliver a decent pay deal for midwives – as part of proper funding for the NHS. That is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) today as it steps up its campaign to secure an early and significant pay rise for its members. The RCM says ...
By Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan on 20 May 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have after years of campaigning welcomed the inclusion of perinatal mental health in Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Action Plan.
Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said:
By Poole Maternity Support Worker scoops RCM award for MSW of the Year on 07 May 2020
A Maternity Support Worker (MSW) who provides support to a vulnerable women’s team at Poole NHS Foundation Trust in Dorset has scooped the WaterWipes award of MSW of the Year at the Royal College of Midwives (RCMs) Annual Midwifery Awards.
on 06 May 2020
A trio of Luton midwives who led efforts to support staff after the death of a colleague have won the Slimming World’s Caring for You Award in the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Awards.
on 06 May 2020
Two Lancashire midwives who set up an education project in India have won the JOHNSON’S® Excellence in Midwifery Education, Learning and Research Award in the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Awards.
By RCM Excellence in Bereavement Care award for Southampton Midwives on 06 May 2020
Two bereavement midwives from Southampton University Trust have been recognised by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) with a national award for Excellence in Bereavement Care.
Linsi Imber & Kirsty Brown who also work clinically as midwives ...