To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the level of cold cot availability in maternity units across the NHS.
13 March 2017
All bereaved parents should be offered the same high standard of care and support in an appropriate environment.
In 2016, the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity, Sands, published Audit of bereavement care provision in UK maternity. The audit found that of the 69 trusts and health boards responding to the survey 91% reported that each of the maternity units they covered have access to at least one cold or cuddle cot.