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Scottish midwives say yes to ballot on industrial action
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Scottish midwives say yes to ballot on industrial action

on 12 August 2022 Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) working in the NHS in Scotland have overwhelmingly rejected the Scottish Government’s pay offer of 5%. In the highest ever turnout for an RCM pay consultation in Scotland, almost 90 percent ...
England birth rate rise: 10,000 reasons why investment in maternity services is urgently needed says RCM
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England birth rate rise: 10,000 reasons why investment in maternity services is urgently needed says RCM

on 09 August 2022 As new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a significant rise in births in England, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has renewed its call for greater investment in maternity services and staff.
RCM launches consultation with members to gauge appetite for industrial action over pay
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RCM launches consultation with members to gauge appetite for industrial action over pay

on 01 August 2022 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today launched a formal consultation of its members in England and Wales to gauge their appetite for industrial action following the below inflation pay award. The College says it wants to know what ...
Below inflation pay award ‘unacceptable’ says RCM
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Below inflation pay award ‘unacceptable’ says RCM

on 19 July 2022 The Government’s announcement of a 4% percent pay increase for midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) ‘is unacceptable and won’t cut it’ says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). While the 4.75% increase is to the overall pay bill, ...
Midwife numbers drop by 600 in the year since minister admitted England was 2000 midwives short
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Midwife numbers drop by 600 in the year since minister admitted England was 2000 midwives short

on 30 June 2022 Royal College of Midwives (RCM) analysis of new NHS statistics out today show that midwife numbers are continuing to plummet in England. This will further hit safety and pile even more pressure on maternity services that are already significantly ...
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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 ...
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