Improvements made but more work to be done, says Britain's largest evaluation of NHS maternity and neonatal services
11 July 2019
RCPCH President responds to latest National Maternity and Perinatal Audit and says whilst the expansion of perinatal mental health support is particularly welcome, support services are under immense pressure. He urges an immediate moratorium on any further cuts so "pregnant women and their children ...
17 June 2019
According to figures published today by the Office for National Statistics, infant mortality rates in England and Wales have risen for the third year running. RCPCH responds.
10 December 2018
Baby loss charities, Sands and Bliss, have today released a report which reveals that most services lack sufficient specialist staffing input and appropriate facilities to support grieving families. Dr David Evans responds.
15 June 2018
RCPCH President Russell Viner respond to today's report by MBRRACE-UK, which aims to analyse data and evaluate improvements in healthcare for mothers and babies.
12 June 2018
Baby charity The Lullaby Trust has developed Baby Check, a free app that helps parents test their baby for different signs of illness and determine how unwell they are.
27 November 2017
MBRRACE-UK has today launched a new report which looks at the quality of care received by babies who were either still born or who died shortly after birth.
26 November 2017
Responding to the CQC’s Children and young people’s inpatient and day case survey, Dr Mike Linney, Children and Young People’s Lead at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, said:
Largest ever maternity audit publishes report to help NHS services deliver improvements for women and babies
9 November 2017
The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA), published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), is a major clinical report that identifies areas of good practice and opportunities for improvement in the care of women and babies in maternity services across Britain...
Research published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood finds overall improvement in survival rates of preterm babies
8 September 2017
Professor Neena Modi says this is a tribute to the dedication of healthcare professionals around the country.