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Midwife numbers now lower than at the last general election says RCM

By RCM on 26 May 2022 New monthly NHS workforce figures for England analysed by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have revealed that the number of midwives in England is now lower than at the time of the last general election. These latest figures are in fact worse ...
‘Improving pay part of solution to recruitment and retention crisis,’ RCM tells Pay Review Body
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‘Improving pay part of solution to recruitment and retention crisis,’ RCM tells Pay Review Body

By RCM on 05 April 2022 Failing to deliver a decent, inflation-proof pay award will speed up the recruitment and retention crisis in maternity services. That’s the stark warning of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it gives oral evidence to the NHS Pay Review ...
Devil is in the detail says RCM on funding announcement for maternity services in England
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Devil is in the detail says RCM on funding announcement for maternity services in England

By RCM on 24 March 2022 A welcome injection of funding, but ‘the devil is in the detail’ that’s the verdict from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it welcomes the announcement of a funding boost for maternity services in England. Today a total of £127 million ...
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.
Maternity underfunding means care based on what trusts can afford not on women’s safety and needs says RCM
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Maternity underfunding means care based on what trusts can afford not on women’s safety and needs says RCM

By RCM on 18 March 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling out the Government’s record on maternity funding which leaves some NHS trusts and boards basing midwifery staffing levels on what they can afford, not women and baby’s needs. Delivering the safest ...
RCM Statement following BBC Panorama programme on maternity services at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust
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RCM Statement following BBC Panorama programme on maternity services at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust

By RCM on 23 February 2022 Following the broadcast of Maternity scandal: Fighting for the truth, broadcast this evening by the BBC, Gill Walton, Chief Executive of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said:  “The pain of the families who have been permanently scarred ...
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.
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