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Maternity Services

Question for Department of Health

UIN 908638, tabled on 1 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that every hospital that has a maternity unit has a bereavement suite.

Answered on

7 February 2017

All bereaved parents should be offered the same high standard of care and support in an appropriate environment.

I am pleased that, thanks in part to this Government’s investment of £35million, nine out of ten maternity units have dedicated bereavement rooms.

Next month I am hosting a roundtable with charities and colleagues to discuss these important issues in greater detail.

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