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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
on 17 June 2022
London will be alive to the sound of midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) tomorrow as members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) join thousands of other workers in a mass TUC rally in London.
on 17 June 2022
An exclusive poll of NHS staff has today (Friday) revealed that four out of five NHS health workers (80%) would quit the NHS over widespread concerns about their pay.
Of those considering leaving, 79% say an inflation-busting pay rise would ...
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 ...
By RCM on 25 May 2022
Without greater efforts to retain existing staff and recruit new ones, the maternity workforce will remain fragile. That was the stark warning to MPs yesterday by Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Chief Executive Gill Walton.
The warning ...