Reducing baby deaths and injuries

Each baby counts

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published Each Baby Counts: 2015 Summary Report.  This report provides a detailed analysis of all stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occurred during childbirth in 2015 and identifies the key clinical actions needed to improve the quality of care and prevent future cases. These clinical actions include: improving fetal monitoring; enhancing neonatal care; and reducing human factors by understanding ‘situational awareness’ to ensure the safe management of complex clinical decisions.

Click to read the report here
Read the RCOG press release here
RCM press release here

 

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