Today marks the launch of the first report of the independent review into maternity services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The report outlines the local actions for learning for the Trust and immediate and essential actions for the Trust and wider system that are required to be implemented now to improve safety in maternity services for the Trust and across England.
Read the report now – https://www.donnaockenden.com/downloads/news/2020/12/ockenden-report.pdf
Louise Barnett, Chief Executive at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust responding by saying:
“I would like to thank Donna Ockenden for this report but more importantly the families for coming forward.”
“As the Chief Executive now and on behalf of the whole Trust, I want to say how very sorry we are for the pain and distress that has been caused to mothers and their families due to poor maternity care at our Trust.”
“We commit to implementing all of the actions in this report and I can assure the women and families who use our service that if they raise any concerns about their care they will be listened to and action will be taken.”
“If you are pregnant and have any questions about your current care, please contact your midwife.”