By Lydia O'Neill, Digital Content Creator on 10 October 2021
On World Mental Health Day, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling on the Government to improve maternity services and asking employers, activists and branches to renew the Caring for You initiative in their units so that the health, ...
on 05 October 2021
We are excited to announce the nominations for student midwife elections to the RCM Student Midwife Forum (SMF) open on Tuesday 5th October 2021. There are 10 seats on the forum in total; two each for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and four ...
on 05 October 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is asking the government to let members decide, when they retire, which pension scheme is the most beneficial for them for their contributions between 2015 and 2022.
By Colin Beesley on 27 September 2021
Better pay, staffing levels and working conditions are vital to retain staff and recruit more says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as the RCM publishes the results of a survey of its midwife and maternity support worker (MSW) ...
By Colin Beesley on 20 September 2021
Maternity care for migrant women must not be refused or delayed by issues such as immigration status, charging or ability to pay, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in new guidance published today. The guide has been published with support ...
By Colin Beesley on 15 September 2021
More flexible working for midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) is crucial to ensuring maternity services retain and recruit staff said the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). It comes as improved flexible working Agenda for Change ...
By Colin Beesley on 27 July 2021
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said that service user and staff safety must be the top priority, following the easing of restrictions preventing NHS staff and other key workers from working if they have been close to someone with COVID-19.
By Colin Beesley on 19 July 2021
The wisdom of the bards is being used to support the wellbeing of newly qualified midwives and nurses in Scotland, who will be given a free poetry anthology when they graduate.
By Colin Beesley on 07 July 2021
Nursing aching limbs and throbbing feet nine Team RCM staff and members went up a mountain and came back down having raised over £3000 so far for the RCM’s Benevolent Fund. The team took on all 3,560 ft of Wales’s Mount Snowdon on 3 July.