Royal College of Midwives


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Related to Royal College of Midwives: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, International Confederation of Midwives

Royal College of Midwives

The trade union and professional organisation in the UK which is the voice of midwifery, run by midwives for midwives, providing excellence in professional leadership, education, influence and representation for and on behalf of midwives.
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Louise Silverton, deputy general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, said: "We are delighted to announce Hayley as the overall winner of the Johnson's Baby Mums' Midwife of the Year Award 2010.
Karlene Davis, General Secretary Royal College of Midwives
One-in-five women surveyed by the Royal College of Midwives felt unsupported during childbirth.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) said Wales has lost 136 midwives between 2008 and 2010 while the birthrate has rocketed.
A 9% increase in the number of midwives is required to keep up with the baby boom according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
MORE midwives are urgently required as the birth rate reached a 40-year high, the Royal College of Midwives said.
Helen Rogers, director of the Royal College of Midwives in Wales, has spoken of her concern at a 10% fall in the number of qualified midwives and a drop in the number of student training places from September.
A MIDWIFE from the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust has won one of the top prizes at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Awards.
The UK-wide survey, commissioned by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), was released on the eve of the union's annual conference in Manchester.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) welcomed the move but the Conservatives accused the Government of failing to explain where the money would come from.
Dorcas Akeju OBE, who has 32 years experience in the city, was given the accolade by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has launched this initiative, alongside promotion of its 'Campaign for Normal Birth' and support for current health drives against smoking in public places and for good nutrition and healthy diets.

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