Maternity safety champions


Guidance and support for maternity safety champions.

Maternity safety champions at every level – trust, regional and national – working across regional, organisational and service boundaries to develop strong partnerships, can promote the professional cultures needed to deliver better care. They play a central role in ensuring that mothers and babies continue to receive the safest care possible by adopting best practice.

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Resources for maternity safety champions

A guide to support maternity safety champions

This guide for champions at the frontline, trust board and regional levels outlines broad role descriptions and responsibilities, and suggests activities to promote best practice – recognising that these will develop. It also signposts existing safety initiatives and improvements that can offer support.

A guide to support maternity safety champions PDF, 577.7 KB

This guide will enable, support and empower you as a maternity safety champion, whether at frontline, trust board or regional level.

A parent’s view: my challenge to board-level maternity safety champions.

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