Category: baby death

Shrewsbury maternity deaths caused by repeated failures, inquiry finds

A review into maternity failings at an NHS trust has found more than 200 babies may have died due to repeated failures.

Mother feeding her baby with bottle of milk

Call for “immediate and essential” action following Shrewsbury baby deaths inquiry

Seven “immediate and essential” actions have been identified for maternity services across England, after the independent inquiry into Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust found repeated failures that led to avoidable deaths of mothers and babies, in an interim report.