on 10 November 2021
Scotland’s Professional Advisor for Midwifery and Perinatal Care Jaki Lambert has been appointed as the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) new Director for Scotland. Jaki will start in the role in February 2022.
on 10 November 2021
A maternity support worker (MSW) from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won a national award for her work supporting bereaved parents. Candice Noonan received the WaterWipes Midwives Maternity Support Worker of ...
on 27 October 2021
The work of midwives, maternity support workers and maternity teams across the UK has been celebrated at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Midwifery Awards which took place this afternoon in London.
on 22 October 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are urging pregnant women to have the flu vaccine alongside the COVID-19 vaccine this winter to protect themselves and their babies from ...
on 18 October 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson highlighting its dissatisfaction with the recent pay award it’s members in England received. The College has also said that it will continue to fight for its members, ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...