BU midwife elected to Royal College of Midwives board

A midwife from Bournemouth University has been elected to a prestigious position on the board of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).

Susan Way, Lead Midwife for Education at Bournemouth University, has been elected as one of the RCM’s 11 national board members.

She took up office on September 1st for four years.

Susan said: “I am extremely proud to serve as a member of the RCM Board and look forward to taking up this important role.”

The Board is the governing body for the RCM, setting the organisation’s strategic direction and ensuring it is viable, properly managed and properly governed.

It gives direction, exercises control and holds the Executive to account in its day-to-day management of the RCM. All Board members are midwife members of the RCM.

Cathy Warwick, chief executive of the RCM, said: “I am delighted to welcome Susan as one of the new board members and look forward to working with her. Our board members play a vital role in providing direction, ensuring the organisation is fit for purpose and securing accountability.”

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