Posts Tagged ‘Midwives’

Furness hospital baby deaths: Midwifery council criticised over speed of response

Avoidable deaths occurred at a hospital while regulators took too long to act on concerns about midwives, a report has said. Eleven babies and one mothe...

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 ...

NHS maternity lapses lead to mistakes in one in every five births

Tens of thousands of mothers and babies in England were harmed by potential lapses in maternity care in the past two years, the BBC has learned. More th...

Pioneering maternity contract with private sector

Wirral has become the first NHS trust to sign a contract with a private company to provide maternity care. NHS Wirral has developed a deal with One to O...

Midwife staff cuts put women giving birth at risk

Women giving birth are not getting proper care because NHS maternity units are having to deal with staff cuts, recruitment problems and smaller budgets, mi...