News

  • Baby Lifeline Training welcomed Ryan to the team in July 2019 to take on the role of Training & Events Co-ordinator. Ryan’s background in charity work and interest in social policy puts him in a great position for understanding the work that Baby Lifeline carries......

  • Every nurse and midwife are to be given £1,000 to spend on professional development training, which is to be announced tomorrow. This is part of the government commitment to improve patient care and create a more sustainable NHS as part of the NHS Long Term......

  • As part of our on-going work to improve maternity training levels in the UK, we are always looking at and responding to research. Research conducted by leading professional bodies and the NHS are used to develop Baby Lifeline Training courses. Our aim is to reduce......

  • Delivering safe maternity care is complex and sadly, we know that occasionally adverse outcomes occur that could have been prevented with different care. In most cases there is no single or ‘root’ cause, but rather multiple contributory factors. The way in which NHS organisations investigate......

  • 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......

  • National Energy Action (NEA), the national fuel poverty charity, are delighted to be working in partnership with Baby Lifeline to deliver the ‘Warm Welcome’ project. The Warm Welcome project is being delivered in the North East of England and provides advice and practical support for......

  • News today [1] reports on new research showing that we still are still failing to reduce avoidable late diagnosis of developmental hip dysplasia. Screening for early detection of developmental hip dysplasia (DHD) is one of the core outcomes of the NHS Newborn & Infant Physical......

  • Investigations into neonatal death and injury occurring during labour have consistently highlighted the urgent need for improvements in initiation, interpretation, escalation and decision-making surrounding fetal monitoring, particularly relating to continuous electronic fetal monitoring/cardiotocography (CEFM/CTG) [1,2, 3]. Most recently, the latest MBRRACE confidential enquiry into babies......

  • Welcome Additions to New Saving Babies’ Lives Care Bundle: Professionals must be supported in its implementation.   Find out how to book your place on our ‘Implementing Saving Babies’ Lives’ course.  Background The latest MBRRACE surveillance report showed that there remains a significant regional variation......

  • Care of the Acutely Ill Woman on the Maternity Unit   “Several previous reports have highlighted that critical care is a management modality not a place and should be provided wherever the woman is located and should not be delayed by bed availability on the......