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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 ...
Government must act now and invest in England’s NHS maternity services and staff says the RCM as ‘crisis’ looms
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Government must act now and invest in England’s NHS maternity services and staff says the RCM as ‘crisis’ looms

on 25 July 2022 The Government must act now to stop England’s maternity services spiralling into an ever-worsening crisis says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s Expert Panel - to which the RCM ...
Funding and staffing must underpin Government’s women’s health strategy says RCM
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Funding and staffing must underpin Government’s women’s health strategy says RCM

on 20 July 2022 We must see more investment in NHS maternity services and their staff to support improvements to women’s health and to put their care and needs front and centre says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as the Government’s first women’s ...
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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