By Safety must be the driving force behind every decision say maternity Royal Colleges on 15 December 2020
Putting themselves front and centre in the efforts to make the UK the safest and best place to give birth, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are proposing a bold and ambitious ...
on 24 August 2020
Commenting on new research published in BMJ Evidence Based Medicine tonight, Dr Mary Ross-Davie, the Royal College of Midwives, Director for Scotland, said: “Current NHS guidance on caffeine in pregnancy says that women should limit their ...
on 24 March 2020
We are disappointed by the Government’s decision not to allow home-use of mifepristone, the first drug used for early medical abortion in unprecedented circumstances , says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians ...
By ‘RCM CEO receives Honorary Degree from University of West London’ on 03 December 2019
Gill Walton Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has been recognised with an honorary degree from the University of West London (UWL).
The honour comes as recognition for her midwifery leadership ...
on 10 October 2019
New guidance for midwives around induction of labour (IOL) has been published today by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The guidance has been developed by a team at the University of Nottingham.
on 11 October 2018
Today, research published in The Lancet shows that globally, the number of babies born through caesarean section almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12% to 21% of all births.
By RCM on 11 June 2018
‘The decision of whether or not to breastfeed is a woman’s choice and must be respected’, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has confirmed today as it publishes a new position statement on infant feeding.
By RCM on 27 October 2017
The NHS should not employ doulas and they should be directly commissioned by women, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in a new position statement on doulas published today.