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  • Posted:Thursday 17 March 2011

Maternity staff talk about the lessons they and their teams have learnt from the Safer Births programme.

Morag Oldfield

Morag Oldfield, Research and Practice Development Midwife, North Middlesex Hospital, talks about the challenges facing maternity teams and how her team have worked with The King's Fund to increase safety in the Labour Ward.

Julie Estcourt

Julie Estcourt, Head of Midwifery, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, talks about how her team have improved the safety of out-of-hours maternity services and gives advice to maternity teams facing the same challenges.

Tania Browes

Tania Browes, Midwifery Manager for Community Services, Ipswich Hospital, talks about the lessons she and her team have learnt from the Safer Births programme.

Simon Cunningham

Simon Cunningham, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the Safer Births programme.

Theresa Msanide

Theresa Msanide, Clinical Midwifery Manager/ Lead Midwife/SOM, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, offers her top tips to other organisations facing challenges in maternity. This interview is part of The King's Fund's Safer Births programme.

Helen McCarthy

Helen McCarthy, Matron Lead Midwife, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, discusses the issues facing maternity staff today.

Teresa Manders

Teresa Manders, Head of Midwifery, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, talks about how her team have met the challenges facing midwifery teams.


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