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About our site

The RCM website contains up-to-date information on on good practice in midwifery, as well as on the Royal College of Midwives.


Content and structure

The site is divided into eight main sections:

  • RCM - latest information about the Royal College of Midwives

  • Midwives magazine - articles from the RCM's official bi-monthly magazine, plus web-only extras (articles more than one month old are available only to RCM members and Midwives subscribers)

  •   Evidence Based Midwifery - research papers from the RCM's official journal (available only to RCM members and EBM subscribers)

  •   Midwives Jobs - the latest midwifery vacancies

  •   RCM Communities - the free social media tool which allows RCM members to share resources and join in discussions with colleagues

  •   i-learn - the RCM's e-learning service for midwives and maternity support workers

  • i-folio - the online professional portfolio resource for RCM members, including CPD information and a CV builder

  • Midwifery bookshop - the place to find books and resources on midwifery


Our site map shows the main content within each of these sections.


For information on advertising in Midwives magazine or on rcm.org.uk, including rates, deadlines, artwork/mechanical data, contact Giorgio Romano on 020 7880 7556.

Terms of conditions


Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate and updated, because of the nature of this medium neither The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) nor their publishing partners Redactive Publishing Limited (Redactive) accept responsibility for the accuracy or validity of any of the information contained in or accessed from this website and accepts no liability for errors, loss or damages suffered by use of or reliance on any information published here. Similarly, neither the RCM nor Redactive endorses any product or information accessed through this website, or intend to create any contractual or other legal relation with RCM members, course participants or any other person using this website.

Users of this website seeking health-related information or advice should in all cases consult a qualified midwife or other appropriately qualified health professional.



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The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) authorises users of this site to copy documents or pages published by the RCM on this website for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that your copies retain all copyright or other proprietary notices and any disclaimer contained in such documents or pages.



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The law allows you to see and correct data held about you. Questions about data protection should be sent in writing to: The Data Protection Officer, The Royal College of Midwives, 15 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NH.

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