By Midwives welcome clarity on caffeine in pregnancy on 18 November 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed a new study undertaken by the charity Tommy’s which aimed to understand more about reducing the risk of stillbirth in the UK by reducing caffeine in pregnancy.
By ‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay on 18 November 2020
Deliver a decent pay deal for midwives – as part of proper funding for the NHS. That is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) today as it steps up its campaign to secure an early and significant pay rise for its members. The RCM says ...
on 05 November 2020
Midwives and maternity support workers from both sides of the Irish border will today join forces for the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) annual all Ireland Midwifery Conference.
on 02 November 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today urged those calling for a blanket opening-up of services to recognise the potential risk for pregnant women, their babies and other hospital users. While the RCM expressed its understanding at ...
By Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research on 29 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives has said it is crucial that action is taken, particularly for pregnant women who are vulnerable and victims of domestic abuse, to reduce risk of stillbirth, in response to new research from charity Tommy’s.
on 23 October 2020
A healthy and supported midwifery workforce has never been more important for maternity services in Wales. That’s the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) as it responds to the latest workforce report published today by the Welsh ...
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 16 October 2020
Most maternity services are delivering safe, high quality care says the Royal College of Midwives responding to the publication of the CQC State of Care report. The CQC report highlighted that 1 in 4 maternity services required improvement ...
on 12 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and are urging all pregnant women to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications ...
on 12 October 2020
Protect yourself and the people you care for says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), as it urges all midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) to have a flu vaccination in a statement published today.