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  • The Impact of Online Learning on our Training Courses By Avindri Chandraharan, University of Warwick   Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the training of healthcare professionals across the UK, critical for their Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Despite having to halt our in-person conferences......

  • Role Overview An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Research & Development team at Baby Lifeline Training. Baby Lifeline Training is a social enterprise, recognised nationally and internationally for providing high-quality, multi-professional training in the maternity sector. The role encompasses liaising with, and building......

  • This month, 28 delegates from a range of NHS organisations and national bodies got together virtually to take part in our inaugural Healthcare Incident Investigation course run in partnership with Cranfield University. This innovative course is based around a week-long healthcare incident simulation and utilises......

  • Learning from Adverse Events in Maternity Services – Now Online (with limited spaces) Following quite an unprecedented year, we’ve had to shake up what we usually do and offer our training online. We’re so excited with the feedback we’ve had so far, and are even......

  • 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......

  • Sara Ledger Head of Research & Development Baby Lifeline Training   MBRRACE-UK has published a rapid-report this week which has reviewed maternal deaths during March – May of this year, and in direct relation to care during this pandemic. They have set out recommendations for......

  • We are excited to launch our newest educational offering – ‘Healthcare Incident Investigation‘. The week-long course has been developed with Cranfield University and designed to take place online in recognition of current COVID-19 teaching limitations. Delegates who have completed the course will receive a Continuing......

  • 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,......

  • In the past year, several maternity units in the UK have received a lot of national attention. Investigations into the care they provide have revealed a wide range of pervasive issues, and drawn focus to areas that must be addressed by maternity services across the......

  • 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......