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Ensuring a healthy start to life
Since the launch of the maternity report Better Births a lot has been happening.  The Review Team has been out & about promoting the seven themes in the report and their determination to ensure its 28 recommendations will be implemented.
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From review to implementation: embedding the 2020 vision for maternity services – Baroness Julia Cumberlege

The birth of better services?

Finalising the Maternity Review report

Don’t hold your breath waiting for anyone to be held responsible and being ‘Made to Pay’?

NICE confirms midwife-led care during labour is safest for women with straightforward pregnancies

More choice and fewer interventions, NICE sets out priorities for straightforward births

Celebrating the midwife – Professor Jane Cummings

Patients Association Welcomes Personal Pregnancy Plans

#PowertotheBump unites young mothers in fight against pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work

25% rise in people reporting pregnancy & maternity discrimination to Citizens Advice

NHS England announces new action to cut stillbirths

Minister announces extra staff to support new mothers

Over £2m investment in safer maternity care

CQC comments on the National Maternity Review

NHS Improvement responds to National Maternity Review 2016

Most expectant and new mothers are experiencing better maternity care, finds national survey

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