Articles in ‘Maternal injury’ Category

Opinion  |  16:02:23

Despite proactive initiatives to curb the prevalence of racism within NHS maternity care, it remains a deep-rooted, systemic problem for women of colour and their babies. Recent reports have cast light on the extensive…

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Opinion  |  02:07:19

Every year, approximately 30,000 women experience birth trauma in the UK, which can lead to not just physical health problems, but mental health problems too. What is supposed to be a joyful and happy experience, can quickly turn into a traumatic and frightening one.

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Opinion  |  14:04:20

In March 2017 a consultation was undertaken by the Department of Health (DoH) as to the viability of an NHS run scheme (then entitled “The Rapid Resolution and Redress Scheme”) to provide early compensation to children, who, on the face of it, had incurred a neurological brain injury at the time of their birth due to clinical errors in care.

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