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RCM responds to HSIB report into intrapartum stillbirths during COVID-19
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RCM responds to HSIB report into intrapartum stillbirths during COVID-19

on 16 September 2021 The pandemic has had a significant and detrimental impact on many aspects of healthcare, including maternity care the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said in response to a new report into stillbirths during COVID-19 by the Healthcare Safety ...
Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic
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Midwives warn NHS underinvestment ‘brutally exposed’ by pandemic

on 13 September 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) called for more investment in the NHS and other public services in a composite motion to the TUC Congress yesterday. The RCM says this is the minimum required to put right a decade of austerity and underinvestment ...
New NICE guideline rightly focused on women centred care says RCM
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New NICE guideline rightly focused on women centred care says RCM

on 19 August 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an updated guideline published by NICE which focuses on women-centred care, more engagement with maternity services earlier in pregnancy and informed decision making. For the first time ...
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Poor access to fluids on maternity units is affecting maternity staff health says RCM

on 09 August 2021 With summer temperatures and maternity staff still required to wear more personal protective equipment (PPE) than before the pandemic, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for common sense from NHS Trusts and Boards around access ...
RCM welcomes NHS investment which will enable women to access their maternity records online
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RCM welcomes NHS investment which will enable women to access their maternity records online

on 17 June 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an announcement by NHS England that will see £52 million invested to speed up the delivery of online maternity records. The announcement was made today by the Chief Nursing Officer for England, ...
Effective and inclusive leadership a key factor in improving safety, says RCM
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Effective and inclusive leadership a key factor in improving safety, says RCM

on 11 June 2021 Effective and inclusive leadership is a key factor in improving safety in maternity services. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it launches the second instalment in its new Solution Series. The interim Ockenden ...
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