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New chief executive takes over at midwives’ union

‘Support and training signals a brighter future for midwives’

One thing colleagues asked as I left the NHS to become chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives last year was could I please get them more midwives. In September at a Trades Union Congress rally in Parliament Square I shouted from a double-decker bus: “Jeremy Hunt, give us more midwives and more pay!” He heard.

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