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RCM Events


 


Branch Officers Study Day

 

Date - Friday 30th May,  11am-3pm

 

Venue – RCM Scotland, 37 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1EP

 

 

This study day is aimed at RCM Branch Officers and those who are interested in taking on a role within the branch. Aspects of the day will include:  

 

 

  • Branch Officers Roles
  • Branch Finance
  • Role of the National Officer and Workplace Representatives
  • Looking at Membership – categories and benefits for members
  • RCM Marketing and Communications
  • Increasing Branch Activity

 

 

If you would like more information about the study day or would like to attend, please contact Angela MacMorran on angela.macmorran@rcm.org.uk or 0300 303 0444.

 



Zepherina Veitch Memorial Lecture (RCM Annual Event)

Date:11 June 2014

Location: Kassam Stadium, Oxford

The RCM Annual Event comes this year to Oxford.  This event, free to attend for all RCM members from across the UK, visits a different UK location each year and is the occasion when members can hear from the chief executive and president give account of the work of the RCM and our vision for maternity services.  The centrepiece of the event is the Zepherina Veitch Memorial Lecture, our most prestigious midwifery lecture of the year and an invaluable continued professional development opportunity for midwives, student midwives and maternity support workers to attend.  This year, contributing to our postnatal care campaigning theme, Professor Debra Bick will discuss Promoting positive outcomes at birth and beyond: Effective universal postnatal care and the role of the midwife. 

Please note places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis. Bookings can be made for the annual event by emailing events@rcm.org.uk .


The Annual Event will be preceded in the morning by the RCM/Thames Valley SCN event. Postnatal Care: Forever the Cinderella of Maternity? An RCM Policy Seminar (below) Please book onto this separately.


Postnatal Care: Forever the Cinderella of Maternity?

RCM Policy Seminar
Date:11 June 2014
Location: Kassam Stadium, Oxford

This interactive policy event will take place on the morning of the RCM Annual Event, held in collaboration with Thames Valley SCN, it will focus on postnatal care, relating to the theme of the afternoon’s Zepherina Veitch Lecture delivered by Professor Debra Bick, and will further the RCM’s postnatal care campaign.  It is an opportunity for midwives, students, commissioners, the SCN and local maternity services to come together to hear evidence about the state of postnatal care, examine ways in which the quality and standard of postnatal care could be improved and to share examples of best practice.  It is designed to enable delegates to participate in a full day of continuing professional development, and engage local leaders and commissioners to build attendance at the Annual Event. 

Booking and further details TBA but you can register your interest by emailing events@rcm.org.uk

 

FGM Intercollegiate Event

Date: 23 June 2014

Location: Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London

The Intercollegiate Group on FGM would like you to join us to look back and discuss developments and progress since the publication of the Tackling FGM in the UK: Intercollegiate recommendations for identifying, recording and reporting in November 2013.

For booking and further information please click here.


 


RCM at the Pride Parade in London
Date: Saturday 28th June
Location: Baker street, London

On Saturday 28th June 2014 the RCM is taking part in the Pride Parade in London and we are inviting you to join us!
London LGBT+ Community Pride will mark the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York, a turning point for the LGBT liberation movement. It is great that the RCM can take part in this fantastic event and we would like RCM members to come along to join in on the carnival atmosphere, waving the RCM flags and celebrating equality and acceptance.

The Parade starts at midday on Saturday 28th June in Baker Street, travelling via Oxford Street to Trafalgar Square. It is set to be a fantastic day out and we would love midwives and maternity support workers to join us!

If you would like to take part in the parade please email Amy Leversidge at Amy.Leversidge@rcm.org.uk by Monday 16th June.


Saturday 28th June
Baker street, London

On Saturday 28th June 2014 the RCM is taking part in the Pride Parade in London and we are inviting you to join us!
London LGBT+ Community Pride will mark the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York, a turning point for the LGBT liberation movement. It is great that the RCM can take part in this fantastic event and we would like RCM members to come along to join in on the carnival atmosphere, waving the RCM flags and celebrating equality and acceptance.

The Parade starts at midday on Saturday 28th June in Baker Street, travelling via Oxford Street to Trafalgar Square. It is set to be a fantastic day out and we would love midwives and maternity support workers to join us!

If you would like to take part in the parade please email Amy Leversidge at by Monday 16th June.


 


The Royal College of Midwives Legal Birth: A Conference
Date: 3 July 2014
Location: London

This unique conference explores the current legal issues and challenges facing healthcare professionals involved in providing maternity care. It provides an insight into how to work authoritatively within the law, and is a valuable opportunity to meet and network with colleagues facing the same issues and challenges in their organisation.

For information on the next conference and to book your place please visit the Bond Solon website


3 July 2014
London

This unique conference explores the current legal issues and challenges facing healthcare professionals involved in providing maternity care. It provides an insight into how to work authoritatively within the law, and is a valuable opportunity to meet and network with colleagues facing the same issues and challenges in their organisation.

For information on the next conference and to book your place please visit the website


 

RCM Dilemma Debate

Date: 22 July 2014
Location: Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

Further details TBA