Sara Ledger Head of Research & Development Baby Lifeline Training   Today’s First Do No Harm report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review does not just alert us to failures in three interventions, but to systemic issues across medical practice. The Review, announced in February 2018, was...

Sara Ledger Head of Research and Development   The latest findings and recommendations from the ESMiE Confidential Enquiry look at intrapartum stillbirths and intrapartum-related neonatal deaths planned in midwifery-led settings: alongside midwifery units (2015-2016), freestanding midwifery units and home births (2013-2016). The enquiry aims to make births in midwifery-led...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What We Can Learn from HSIB’s Thematic Review to Improve Safety By Sara Ledger, Head of Research & Development, Baby Lifeline Training   The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has been responsible for conducting external investigations for almost two years in NHS...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Improving Outcomes for Hundreds of Babies – Recommendations from the latest Each Baby Counts report   Today, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have published their latest Each Baby Counts 2019 progress report. Although the UK is a safe place...

The sustained impact of maternity training on knowledge, confidence, and empowerment Baby Lifeline and Baby Lifeline Training partnered with the University of Hull to carry out work investigating the impact of training specific to pertinent repeated issues in the labour ward and community. Although maternity training...