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Safety of maternity services in England

This report finds that improvements in the safety of maternity services have been too slow. It recommends urgent action to address staffing shortfalls in maternity services, with staffing numbers identified as the first and foremost essential building block in providing safe care.

An accompanying report the Committee commissioned from an expert panel to evaluate government progress on delivering four commitments on maternity services concludes that the government’s overall progress to achieve key commitments in maternity services ‘requires improvement’.