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Pregnancy screening algorithm can reduce racial disparities in baby deaths, research shows
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Pregnancy screening algorithm can reduce racial disparities in baby deaths, research shows

By RCM on 28 February 2022 Racial disparities in baby death rates could be significantly reduced with new pregnancy screening technology, according to research from the Tommy’s National Centre for Maternity Improvement – led by the Royal College of Obstetricians ...
RCM Statement following BBC Panorama programme on maternity services at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust
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RCM Statement following BBC Panorama programme on maternity services at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust

By RCM on 23 February 2022 Following the broadcast of Maternity scandal: Fighting for the truth, broadcast this evening by the BBC, Gill Walton, Chief Executive of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said:  “The pain of the families who have been permanently scarred ...
RCM calls for end to migrant women maternity charging over safety fears
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RCM calls for end to migrant women maternity charging over safety fears

By RCM on 22 February 2022 The Government must scrap punitive NHS charging of pregnant vulnerable migrant women, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The College goes on to warn that the fear of having to pay for their care is stopping many women engaging with maternity ...
RCM calls for a seismic NHS cultural shift to improve maternity safety
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RCM calls for a seismic NHS cultural shift to improve maternity safety

on 17 February 2022 Poor NHS cultures that put safety at risk must be challenged and stopped. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it publishes new guidance for its members to raise concerns about maternity care, outlining steps staff ...
RCM welcomes CQC report on survey of women’s experience of maternity care
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RCM welcomes CQC report on survey of women’s experience of maternity care

on 10 February 2022 Listening to and acting on women’s experiences of maternity services and midwifery care is crucial to delivering safe high-quality care. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the results of a major survey ...
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Investing in mental health care for pregnant women saves lives says the RCM

on 02 February 2022 Lives can be saved if there is proper investment in better support for pregnant and postnatal women with mental health problems, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), following the publication of a report by the Maternal Mental ...
It’s time to halt NHS staff exodus with game-changing pay rise, say health unions
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It’s time to halt NHS staff exodus with game-changing pay rise, say health unions

on 24 January 2022 The mounting NHS staffing crisis and long waiting times will become permanent unless the government brings in a game-changing retention package, with an inflation-busting pay rise at its heart, say health unions today (Monday). In evidence ...
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