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Bliss responds to the release of The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit 2019

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) has been released. This snapshot of maternity and neonatal services across England, Scotland and Wales shows that while there has been some progress in the availability of services for mothers and babies who … Continue reading

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Leading baby loss charities call on Government to halve the rate of stillbirth and babies dying shortly after birth by 2025

The Office for National statistics (ONS) has published new figures on the rate of stillbirth and babies dying shortly after birth. Figures for England published in June highlight that while the rate of stillbirths is reducing, there is still a long … Continue reading

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Scottish Government launch Neonatal Expenses Fund after Bliss Scotland campaign

On 1 April 2018, the Scottish Government launches a Neonatal Expenses Fund to help parents with the cost of food and travel whilst their baby is in neonatal care. The £1.5 million fund comes after Bliss Scotland campaigning highlighted that … Continue reading

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Services for Wales’s sickest infants under pressure: Bliss baby report for Wales 2016

Neonatal services in Wales are overstretched and under incredible pressure putting the safety of infants as risk. The article explores Bliss’ research findings, published in Bliss baby report 2016: time for change, which reveals a severe shortage of neonatal nurses … Continue reading

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