on 18 May 2022
Despite an overall increase In the number of midwives on its register the Nursing and Midwifery Council - the UK midwifery regulator - has in a report today raised concerns about the numbers leaving. The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) echoes ...
on 21 October 2020
We must drive out any discrimination against black, Asian, and other minority ethnic (BAME) midwives and nurses, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), welcoming a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) report.
on 09 July 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is encouraged by the increase in registered midwife numbers, but has cautioned that the UK must work harder to recruit and retain midwives to future-proof NHS maternity services. This comes as the Nursing ...
By RCM supports calls for retired and student midwives to join midwifery workforce on 19 March 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is supporting emergency moves to expand the maternity workforce in light of the current coronavirus crisis. Under new measures just introduced by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), midwives who have ...
on 04 October 2019
Yesterday the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved new Standards of proficiency for midwives and Standards for pre-registration midwifery programmes. The RCM has been actively engaged with the NMC on the development of these standards.
on 19 June 2019
The Nursing and Midwifery Council along with eight other health and care regulators has published a joint statement to stress the benefits and importance of good reflection among professionals.