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£3 million in funding to support RCM, RCOG and THIS Institute with ABC programme
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£3 million in funding to support RCM, RCOG and THIS Institute with ABC programme

on 05 November 2021 NHS maternity staff will benefit from a further £3 million to improve the safety of the women and babies they care for, the Patient Safety Minister has announced today. The funding will support the RCOG, RCM and THIS Institute to deliver ...
Belfast maternity teams hit the jackpot with multiple wins at national awards
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Belfast maternity teams hit the jackpot with multiple wins at national awards

on 02 November 2021 Midwives and maternity support workers at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust hit the jackpot, with no fewer than four wins at the annual Royal College of Midwives (RCM) annual awards on 27 October. Staff at the Trust scooped the Thompsons Members' ...
Welsh midwife and academic awarded RCM’s Leadership Award at national awards ceremony
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Welsh midwife and academic awarded RCM’s Leadership Award at national awards ceremony

on 01 November 2021 Grace Thomas, a Reader in Midwifery, and the Lead Midwife for Education at Cardiff University, has been recognised for her leadership skills at the RCM’s Annual Midwifery Awards. Described as an inspirational leader who demonstrates excellence ...
New flexible working rules good for staff and employers says RCM
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New flexible working rules good for staff and employers says RCM

By New flexible working rules good for staff and employers says RCM on 24 September 2021 New flexible working rights will be good for staff and employers alike, say the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as new rules are introduced to allow NHS employees in England to request flexible working from their first day of employment.
Efforts must be redoubled to speed up safety improvements say RCM
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Efforts must be redoubled to speed up safety improvements say RCM

on 21 September 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed a new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which has called for maternity service improvements to be prioritised to ensure safer care for all mothers and babies. Leadership and ...
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Working culture, a crucial factor in delivering safer maternity care, says RCM on World Patient Safety Day

on 17 September 2021 Poor working cultures must be tackled if we are to make UK maternity services safer, so says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on World Patient Safety Day. A positive working environment, where multi-disciplinary teams work and train ...
Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine
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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine

on 17 August 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is urging pregnant women in Scotland to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the best way to protect themselves and their baby against the worst impact of the disease. The call comes following a rise in unvaccinated ...
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