The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has expressed its ‘disappointment’ in response to The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) announcement of its decision to back out of the collective NHS unions formal position on pay.
In January this year ...
A new RCM research award buddy scheme will be officially launched at the RCM Education & Research conference on 24 March 2022. It is hoped that the creation of this scheme will encourage and support more midwives to apply for the Wellbeing of Women ...
By Colin Beesley on 02 March 2022
Government plans that mean many NHS staff will pay higher pension contributions have been delayed after being challenged by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and other unions.
By Colin Beesley on 01 March 2022
Proposed changes to NHS pension contributions in Scotland would see many midwives, maternity support workers (MSW) and other NHS staff facing higher pension payments – and possibly heading for the exit.
By Colin Beesley on 25 February 2022
Staffing shortages and underinvestment are hitting the quality and safety of maternity care said the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Chief Executive Gill Walton, speaking to Westminster politicians this week.
on 18 February 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for better training for 999 call handlers, following a report which found they were giving potentially unsafe advice to pregnant women waiting for an ambulance.
By Gemma Murphy on 03 February 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling on all midwives and maternity support workers in Northern Ireland to have their say on pay as it launches a survey on the recent pay settlement. The views of members are crucial to informing the direction ...
By Gemma Murphy on 24 January 2022
Decent pay should be seen as part of a solution for recruitment and retention issues. This, alongside the impact of understaffing in maternity services, and the current cost of living crisis faced by members of the Royal College of Midwives ...
By Colin Beesley on 19 January 2022
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is launching a survey seeking the views and experiences of its Black, Asian and minority ethnic members who have been through or are going through disciplinary or capability proceedings, and from RCM workplace ...
By Colin Beesley
The RCM is sending a message of solidarity with UCU members taking strike action over falling pay, the gender and ethnic pay gap, precarious employment practices, and unsafe workloads.