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Donna Ockenden

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A bad week for maternity services

There has been a lot going on for UK Maternity services, though you may not have been aware of the news with all going on in the Middle East, the Ukraine and the weather! Neil Stewart, Editorial Director for the Maternity and Midwifery Forum, presents and reflects on a very......
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Personalised maternity care conference: Building on Ockendon

There is no question maternity services in the UK are experiencing struggles at this time. There is much that can, and needs to be, done to improve circumstances. In this article Dr Claire Feeley Lecturer (Research & Teaching)  from King’s College London provides views on the issues and discusses why......
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Better Births – Five years on

Better Births Five Year Review
Last week saw the celebratory meeting online to report on the fifth year of progress of the Better Births maternity transformation for England. For those unfamiliar with Better Births, back in 2015 a country-wide consultation process took place to consider how maternity service could be improved after the revelations from......