By Former Scottish Chief Midwife awarded national honour on 08 November 2021
Scotland’s former Chief Midwife, Professor Ann Holmes, has received a prestigious Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Fellowship for her contribution to midwifery. She received her award at the RCM’s Annual Awards on 27 October.
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 ...
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' ...
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 ...
By RCM warn of midwife exodus as maternity staffing crisis grows on 04 October 2021
Midwives are being driven out of the NHS by understaffing and fears they can’t deliver safe care to women in the current system, according to a new survey of its members by the Royal College of Midwives (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.
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 ...
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 ...
on 02 September 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Wales is ‘looking forward to working with the newly appointed Chief Nursing Officer to support maternity services to get back on track post pandemic’.
Restoring maternity services and focusing on ...
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 ...