Seven years after its closure by King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust due to the Trust’s stated concerns about safety, the Albany Midwifery Practice has been demonstrated by independent researchers to have had outstanding outcomes for mothers and babies. The Albany Midwifery Practice was a ground-breaking NHS continuity of care model that went through a […]Continue reading
MIDWIVES AND MOTHERS UNDER THREAT: Midwives demand real representation and separate professional regulation.
MIDWIVES AND MOTHERS UNDER THREAT: Midwives demand real representation and separate professional regulation. The Association of Radical Midwives is seriously concerned about the gradual dismantling of midwifery legislation, and the lack of midwifery leadership and representation within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The NMC midwifery committee is disbanded and the Midwives Rules gradually reduced […]Continue reading
Are you alarmed by the legislative changes occurring within the midwifery profession? Would you like to meet up with other midwives of like mind? Wigan have chosen these and other threats to debate at their annual study day ‘Midwifery: A Profession under threat?’Great speakers include Baroness Cumberlege, Mary Renfrew and Billie hunter. Just £45 for […]Continue reading
In 1986 ARM published The Vision which showed ARM’s vision for the future of the maternity services. Much of what we said in 1986 found its way into government policy in documents such as Changing Childbirth (1993) and from there to Maternity Matters (2006). We have revisited our original Vision in the light of the […]Continue reading
Have you been involved in an adverse incident? Are you a victim of bullying? The ARM Helpline is for the use of both users and providers of maternity care. Please ring our helpline on 07971423351 to be put in touch with a midwife who has either been through an investigation personally or who has provided support […]Continue reading