By Midwives give cautious welcome to Scottish budget on 07 February 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has cautiously welcomed the announcement of an additional £6 million for the ongoing implementation of the far reaching Best Start recommendations for maternity and neonatal services in the Scottish Government’s ...
By 'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’ on 15 January 2020
A framework to enable maternity services to access useful tools and information to implement continuity of carer and local delivery of care has been published by the Scottish Government.
By RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’ on 02 January 2020
The Scottish Government have today re-announced support for new mothers and their families. This includes more than £50 million to improve access to mental health support for expectant and new mothers, and £12 million to transform maternity ...
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.
on 08 November 2019
Scottish midwives are asking for more specialist training around perinatal mental health (PMH) so they can support pregnant women and new mothers better. The call comes in a new survey of midwives on how well prepared they are to support women ...
on 25 April 2019
Today the Scottish Government has published the Annual Report for the Chief Medical Officer 2018 - ‘A Summary of the Health of the Nation’. The report includes a focus on the rise in premature births in Scotland.
Commenting Dr Mary Ross-Davie, ...
on 09 October 2018
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) welcomes the announcement by the Cabinet Secretary for health at the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference yesterday with regard to the introduction of experienced professional practice advisors.