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 ...
By RCM on 17 February 2022
Concern over the growing workforce crisis in maternity came to Downing Street today, as RCM Chief Executive Gill Walton presented a petition demanding action by Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The petition, ...
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 ...
on 26 January 2022
It is more important than ever that we encourage and support pregnant women to have the COVID vaccination says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as new research shows that in the UK 98 per cent of women admitted to critical care were ...
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).
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on 24 January 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed Welsh Government plans announced today to improvement maternity safety, and says they must be backed up with investment in staff, training and resources.
on 12 January 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for an immediate delay to Government plans for mandatory COVID vaccination of NHS staff in England, fearing a catastrophic impact on maternity services.
on 22 December 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging NHS Trusts and Boards to ensure that maternity staff are not redeployed to other areas of the hospital as COVID-19 cases rise again.
on 16 December 2021
Urgent efforts must now be made to ensure that pregnant women are fast tracked when booking their COVID-19 vaccines.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have welcomed the ...