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A welcome shot in the arm for maternity services

By Sean O'Sullivan, RCM Head of Health & Social Policy on 31 March 2021 Last week’s announcement of an extra £96m recurrent funding for maternity care in England provides a timely and long overdue investment in safe and high quality maternity services. Most of the new monies will be allocated to boost midwife and ...

A missed opportunity

By Sean O'Sullivan, RCM Head of Health and Social Policy on 03 March 2021 Budgets are about choices and priorities. Rishi Sunak could have chosen today’s Budget to outline an ambitious and far-reaching plan to stimulate economic recovery, reward key workers and rebuild our public services. Surely now was the time ...

Latest on pensions

By Lynne Galvin on 09 February 2021 The Government has published their response to the NHS pension scheme consultation that closed on 11 October 2020. The consultation was to decide how to correct the discrimination that has been identified in the McCloud Judgement and came ...


By Gill Walton, Chief Executive on 11 November 2020 It was my partner’s 60th birthday last week. The events I had been planning since last year have been cancelled, changed and cancelled again! This is the reality of 2020 for all of us. Weddings, parties, holidays, conferences, visiting relatives, ...