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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine
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Midwives urge pregnant women in Scotland to get COVID-19 vaccine

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 ...
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Poor access to fluids on maternity units is affecting maternity staff health says RCM

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 ...
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Months overdue and still not enough says RCM on NHS pay award

on 21 July 2021 The RCM has responded to the Government’s pay award to NHS staff in England of a 3% pay rise with dismay and disappointment. The RCM has warned that this is not enough to counteract vacancies and prevent staff from leaving the profession for good, ...
RCM calls on Welsh Government for an urgent and significant pay rise for its members
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RCM calls on Welsh Government for an urgent and significant pay rise for its members

on 23 June 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) together with eight other trade unions in Wales have collectively called on the Welsh Government to give NHS staff an urgent, significant and well-earned pay rise. In an open letter delivered in person ...
RCM welcomes NHS investment which will enable women to access their maternity records online
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RCM welcomes NHS investment which will enable women to access their maternity records online

on 17 June 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed an announcement by NHS England that will see £52 million invested to speed up the delivery of online maternity records. The announcement was made today by the Chief Nursing Officer for England, ...
RCM welcomes immediate implementation of Scottish NHS pay award
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RCM welcomes immediate implementation of Scottish NHS pay award

on 14 May 2021 The Scottish Government has announced that they will immediately pay the 4% pay award offered to NHS staff, with the increase backdated to December 2020. The news follows Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members in Scotland voting to accept ...
Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine
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Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

on 07 May 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and have today expressed concern that pregnant women invited for vaccination are still struggling to access the right COVID vaccine for ...
RCM comments on NHS Confederation female health staff survey
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RCM comments on NHS Confederation female health staff survey

on 05 May 2021 Responding to a survey on the physical and mental wellbeing of female health and care staff by the NHS Confederation’s Health and Care Women Leaders Network, Suzanne Tyler, Executive Director for Services to Members at the RCM, said: “Midwives ...
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