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Midwives who failed to raise concerns at Furness General Hospital let both themselves and families down and became “victims” of the “closed” culture that they had helped to create, the chair of an inquiry into the trust has told Nursing Times.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust is prepared to further scrutinise midwives to check whether they were competent to deliver safe care in recent years, its chief executive has told Nursing Times
NHS England has revealed details of a major review of how maternity services are commissioned, in the wake of the investigation into University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.
The government will initiate an overhaul of midwife supervision and has called for the nursing code to be reviewed to ensure staff are encouraged to reveal concerns rather than “cover them up”.
National standards need be drawn up for incident reporting in maternity settings, according to the investigation into care failings at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust.
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