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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care
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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care

on 06 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the findings of a landmark report released today by MPs into maternity safety. In particular the call for urgent action to address ...
£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety
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£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety

on 04 July 2021 Today (4 July), maternity safety minister Nadine Dorries is announcing £2.45 million funding which will benefit NHS maternity staff and improve the safety of the women and babies they care for. The Department of Health and Social Care ...
 Decent pay rise vital to ensure the NHS is fighting fit post-pandemic, say unions
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Decent pay rise vital to ensure the NHS is fighting fit post-pandemic, say unions  

on 29 June 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) together with other health unions have written to new health secretary Sajid Javid stressing the crucial importance of pay in ensuring the NHS is ‘fighting fit’ to deal with its many post-pandemic challenges. ...
Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine
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Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

on 07 May 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and have today expressed concern that pregnant women invited for vaccination are still struggling to access the right COVID vaccine for ...
State of NHS buildings holding back improvements in maternity care
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State of NHS buildings holding back improvements in maternity care

on 14 April 2021 Leading health organisations including the Royal College of Midwives have called for upgrades to England’s NHS maternity service buildings to improve care for women and conditions for staff in a letter to Health Minister Nadine Dorries today.
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