Shortlisted for Royal College of Midwives Best Charity Initiative Award

Maternity Worldwide are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for the Royal College of Midwives Best Charity Initiative Award for our ‘Muffins for Midwives’ fundraising campaign – raising money to train more midwives in Africa!

RCM Awards official logos-Shortlisted (2)The RCM Annual Midwifery Awards reward, celebrate and share outstanding achievement in midwifery across the UK.  They recognise the best new evidence-based practice projects and the best in team working.  They discover outstanding individuals making a difference for women, families and the newborn.  A true reflection of excellence in midwifery and are designed to: Promote best practice and world-class midwifery standards; Showcase practice innovations and ground-breaking initiatives; Recognise individual and team excellence.  For more information visit the RCM Awards website at

Cathy Warwick, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Midwives, said: “Just to be shortlisted is a remarkable achievement and I congratulate Maternity Worldwide on their achievement.  This award highlights how important charities like Maternity Worldwide are in delivering much needed support to mothers and their babies in developing countries.  Maternity Worldwide’s vision of a world in which all women and their babies can access safe childcare is a vision that is shared by RCM.  All of the campaigns shortlisted illustrate how passionate, dedicated and committed individual organisations are to improving the life of pregnant women.  I wish them all the best of luck at the awards ceremony in March.”

The winners will be announced at the Annual RCM Midwifery Awards Lunch on 8 March 2016 at The Brewery, London.

Muffins for Midwives is an opportunity for our supporters to host a tea party, coffee morning or bake sale and the money raised goes directly to sponsoring the training of more midwives in Africa.