Posts Tagged ‘Maternity’

NHS maternity services: “each and every stillbirth should be properly investigated”

The news that the Government is to invest more money to help reduce the rate of stillbirths, neonatal deaths and maternal deaths in England by 50% by 2030 ...

Reaction to the recommendations of the National Maternity Review

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health President, Professor Neena Modi “We support the vision set out in the National Maternity Review for safe...

Maternity review sets plan for more personal services but criticised over safety issues

Maternity services in England must become safer, more personalised, kinder, professional and more family-friendly. That's the vision of the National Mat...

“Time to clarify maternity services policy”

A committee of MPs has been highly critical of maternity services in the NHS slamming midwife shortages, a lack of choice for patients and spiralling negli...

Time to cut maternity services negligence bill

One fifth of all spending on maternity services in England is now set aside to cover negligence claims, a report reveals. In the last year trusts paid out...

“New mothers let down by NHS postnatal care”

Many new mothers are being let down by the care they receive after having a baby, a survey suggests. In a survey of 1,260 first-time mothers by the Nation...

Will the electorate believe rash promises?

I wasn’t going to bother this week as I’m on holiday. But it’s a Sunday afternoon in Cornwall, it’s raining (again), and my granddaughters are noi...

Tories to give “the NHS back to the people”

Conservative leader David Cameron has said the NHS will be his “number one priority”, as the main parties step up their pre-election campaigning. Unve...

Staff and team work will improve maternity services

A recent report revealed that the general sentiment amongst hospital managers and healthcare professionals is that improvements are still needed in our mat...

Lack of staff holding maternity services back

Maternity services are improving but there are still significant barriers to progress, a King’s Fund report claims. Teams reported that the barriers pre...