Standard of care offered to new mothers worsens, new survey shows

Ceren Sagir - 29 January 2019

THE standard of care offered to new mothers on NHS wards has dropped, according to a survey published yesterday.

A poll of more than 17,600 women who gave birth in February 2018 found a decline in the proportion of those who felt supported after labour.

Shortcomings highlighted concerned continuity of care, choice in services and access to help, information and support after giving birth.... See more