Investigation into delays to intrapartum intervention once fetal compromise is suspected   A Blog by James Titcombe - Senior Patient Safety and Policy Consultant From 1 April 2018, the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has been responsible for all NHS patient safety investigations of maternity incidents which meet...

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...