Our Early Notification scheme requires all trusts to report to us within 30 days all maternity incidents of potentially severe brain injury. The trust legal services department should be informed by clinical teams within 14 days that a notifiable severe brain injury incident has occurred by using this form.
Neonatal jaundice is a common condition which is usually harmless, requires no treatment or responds to phototherapy. On rare but tragic occasions it can cause long-term brain damage with physical and psychological consequences for the family, or death.
This leaflet draws attention to the number and cost of pressure ulcers suffered by women in maternity units. It provides information on common themes, their impact and what you can do to prevent them.
This report provides an in-depth examination of the causes of these rare but tragic incidents and the investigations that follow them. For the purposes of this study we focused on 50 cases of cerebral palsy where the incidents occurred between 2012 and 2016 and a …
This report provides an analysis of the various clinical situations that have led to maternity claims and it is hoped that the information provided will be helpful to those professionals responsible for ensuring the provision of safe care for women and their babies.