In December, the Ockenden review of neonatal deaths and other harm at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust published an interim report. We feel deeply for everyone involved in the events described and hope that improvements in maternity care across England will come from this review.
Continue reading “Maternity Voices Partnerships in the Ockenden Report”
There are ongoing discussions about how to ensure that parents with experience of neonatal services are involved with Maternity Voices Partnerships (MVPs), Local Maternity Systems (LMSs) and at regional and national levels. Continue reading “Maternity Voices Partnerships include Neonatal Voices”
From our early beginning in December 2016, the National Maternity Voices (NMV) has come a very long away. And despite the challenges of this year, unforeseen at our first service user event user event earlier in March, we are thankful that we have been able to continue working towards our objectives. Continue reading “National Maternity Voices CIC Report for April 2019 – March 2020”
In a session with Doula UK, recorded for the Let’s Talk Birth Conference in August 2020, Saima Kara explores aspects of the involvement of doulas with Maternity Voices Partnerships (MVPs) with some MVP lay members, and some of the adjustments MVPs have made during Covid-19. Continue reading “The experiences and benefits of doula involvement with MVPs”