Safety of Maternity Unit care at both Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital has been rated as inadequate by the Care Quality Commission which inspected the hospitals earlier this year. The Commission found this has put women and their babies at risk. In February and March 2023, the Care Quality Commission inspected both Leicester […]
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (“UHB”) have been informed by the Care Quality Commission (“CQC”) that their maternity services at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital are “inadequate” and at Good Hope Hospital they “require improvement”. As a result of the drop in the standard of care provision, the CQC have issued UHB with a warning notice […]
Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has recently spoken in Parliament about the case of Wynter Andrews, who died in her mother’s arms in 2019 at just 23 minutes old. Wynter died from hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (loss of oxygen to the brain) which could have been prevented had staff at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham delivered […]
Following confirmation that Donna Ockenden will chair the inquiry in the maternity services at Nottingham, news has finally broken that the review has launched today. The inquiry will look into concerns from 2006 to 2021, covering a huge 15 year period. The primary objective of both Ms Ockenden and the affected families is to ensure […]
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