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Ombudsman welcomes new midwifery law coming into force

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Julie Mellor has recently welcomed the new midwifery law that came into force on friday, 31 March 2017.

Following the midwifery legislation changes to modernise midwifery regulation that came into force recently, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Julie Mellor said:

Our recommendations have become a reality, which will help ensure that lessons are learnt when mistakes are made, improving the safety of mothers and babies across the country.

‘These vital changes came about as a result of the brave families who came to us seeking justice after suffering harrowing ordeals. We owe them all a debt of gratitude.'


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