This is the fourth edition of this guideline, which describes the diagnostic modalities and reviews the evidence-based approach to the clinical management of pregnancies complicated by placenta praevia and placenta accreta.
Midwives at the Pennine Acute Hospitals, Royal Oldham Hospital site led a project to increase and strengthen how feedback is used to drive forward quality improvement within their maternity services.
Pennine Acute Hospital secured a six-month trial with Care Opinion, a platform for users of healthcare to ‘tell their story’. Patients gave anonymous feedback online, via a leaflet or over the phone. To implement the pilot, a midwife was seconded to lead on patient experience, their role was to collate feedback from the women and their families about our services and triangulate it against other data the Trust held.
The Professional Record Standards Body has produced a standard for maternity care records to support the introduction of digital maternity records in England. Standardised records will save time for health and care professionals and pregnant women by ensuring they have the necessary information in the right place at the right time, to make decisions for safer care. It will also support mothers in managing their own maternity information.