The Health and Social Care Committee commissioned an expert panel to evaluate maternity services.
Health and Social Care Committee chair and former health secretary Jeremy Hunt said failings in maternity services can have a devastating outcome for the families involved.
Former midwife from Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust elected as president of Royal College of Midwives.
£2.45million to prevent babies from dying or suffering catastrophic brain injuries.
Minister Nadine Dorries MP announces a new programme supported with nearly £2.5 milion for Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) to find the best ways of spotting early warning signs of infants in distress.
Jeremy Hunt calls for independent inquiry into maternity failures at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust.
Former health secretary says maternity culture failing to improve needs to be examined.
Nottingham trust may face criminal prosecution following baby death in September 2019.
Care Quality Commission may bring a criminal case against Nottingham trust following baby death in September 2019.
Plans are announced for £52 million investment for all women and relevant clinicians to have access to their maternity notes through a smartphone or other device by 2023-24.
A staffing crisis at Liverpool Womens Hospital caused delays and appointment changes and at certain times resulted in the hospital temporarily closing their Midwifery Led Unit.
The CQC inspected Colchester General and Ipswich Hospital following fears raised by a whistle-blower over a lack of staff.
Estimates suggest that cuts in the UK aid budget will cause an additional 2 million abortions, 7 million unintended pregnancies and will result in 23 500 maternal deaths.
Official NHS data indicates that nearly 9000 patients died after catching Covid in hospital while being treated for another medical problem.
The Health and Social Care Committee report highlights that workforce burnout across the NHS and social care has reached an emergency level and there is a risk to the future functioning of both services.
The Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust maternity unit is downgraded from ‘outstanding’ to ‘inadequate’ following a CQC inspection in March 2021.