MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Confidential Enquiry Report has been published and explained the findings on term, singleton, intrapartum stillbirth and intrapartum related neonatal death.
Read the report: https://www.npeu.ox.ac.uk/downloads/files/mbrrace-uk/reports/MBRRACE-UK%20Intrapartum%20Confidential%20Enquiry%20Report%202017%20-%20final%20version.pdf
The Department of Health published an action plan in October 2016 outlining a number of initiatives at national level as well as practical action to build leadership at local level to champion maternity services and support local teams. The National Maternity Safety Strategy reports on progress against that initial action plan. It also proposes a number of further steps that can be made to prevent serious incidents in maternity services.
Read the report: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/662969/Safer_maternity_care_-_progress_and_next_steps.pdf
NHS England have published guidance on continuity of carer in maternity services. The document aims to support local maternity systems implement continuity of carer.
A selection of bereavement support tools are available for RCM members on their website. Working in partnership with Sands, the RCM has produced a number of articles to for members to use.
Access the website here: https://bereavement-network.rcm.org.uk/register/