Tag Archives: birth injury

Each baby counts

Every baby counts

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published Each Baby Counts 2015. Each Baby Counts is the RCOG’s national quality improvement programme to reduce the number of babies who die or are left severely disabled as a result of incidents occurring during term labour. The report presents key findings and recommendations based on the analysis of complete data relating to term stillbirths, neonatal deaths and babies with brain injuries born during 2015, the first full year of the programme.

Read the full report here

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Severe birth injury compensation scheme

RRR scheme

The Department of Health has launched a consultation A rapid resolution and redress scheme for severe avoidable birth injury: a consultation.  The consultation seeks views on the proposed investigations into severe avoidable birth injury and the support and compensation scheme. The consultation closes on 26 May 2017.

View details of the scheme here

View details of the consultation here