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Maternity Services

Question for Department of Health

UIN 906509, tabled on 15 September 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to improve the safety of maternity care.

Answered on

11 October 2016

In November 2015, the Department announced an ambitious campaign to halve the national rates of stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths and brain injuries occurring during or soon after birth, by 2030.

The Government has already invested in a capital fund for equipment to improve safety and training programmes for staff.

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