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Time for a resolution on pay as Executive returns says RCM
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Time for a resolution on pay as Executive returns says RCM

By Gemma Murphy on 30 January 2024 ‘Now is the time for a resolution on pay,’ says The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) in Northern Ireland with the anticipated return of the Executive and an existing commitment from the UK Government on funding for public sector pay. Following ...
RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme
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RCM comments on Panorama’s ‘Midwives under Pressure’ programme

on 29 January 2024 Following the broadcast of Panorama - Midwives under Pressure by the BBC, Gill Walton, Chief Executive of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said: “The testimonies of the midwives, the women, and their families are heartbreaking and must ...
Second strike shows strength of feeling on pay for members in Northern Ireland
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Second strike shows strength of feeling on pay for members in Northern Ireland

on 24 January 2024 Below freezing temperatures and snowy conditions did not deter hundreds of RCM members in Northern Ireland from taking to the picket lines last Thursday. Midwives and maternity support workers (MSWs) certainly did not allow the weather conditions ...
RCM joins rally to protect midwives right to strike
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RCM joins rally to protect midwives right to strike

By Gemma Murphy on 24 January 2024 Members and staff of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) will take to the streets this weekend to join the TUC’s Protect the Right to Strike march and rally in Cheltenham. The Government’s Strikes (Minimum Services Levels) Act is, according ...
Everyone has a part to play in stopping racism in the NHS, says RCM
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Everyone has a part to play in stopping racism in the NHS, says RCM

on 19 January 2024 Racism has no place in the NHS in Scotland or anywhere else and it’s everyone’s job, including midwives, to help eradicate it wherever it rears its ugly head, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The RCM is calling on its members in Scotland ...
More midwives needed to support women with infant feeding choices says RCM
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More midwives needed to support women with infant feeding choices says RCM

on 08 February 2023 Women need better support to make infant feeding choices and that means addressing the serious midwife shortage. That’s the view of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) responding to a Lancet series on formula milk advertising published today.  Formula ...
RCM members in Wales vote yes to industrial action
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RCM members in Wales vote yes to industrial action

on 13 December 2022 Sending a clear and defiant message to the Welsh Government, Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members in Wales have voted yes to industrial action over pay. The result follows a ballot of eligible RCM members in Wales that closed yesterday. An ...
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