Key organisations

  • International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID)

    The International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID) is a not-for-profit organisation that is leading the world in discovering evidence-based preventive measures for stillbirth and ...

    Publisher: International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal
    Published Date: 03/09/2012

  • TAMBA - The Twin and Multiple Birth Association

    The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals.

    Publisher: TAMBA - The Twin and Multiple Birth Association
    Published Date: 13/03/2011

  • TinyLife- Northern Ireland's premature and vulnerable baby charity

    Dedicated to reducing premature birth, illness, disability and death in babies born in Northern Ireland.

    Publisher: TinyLife
    Published Date: 23/03/2010

  • Midwifery 2020

    The official website of the Midwifery 2020 programme. This programme of work will look at maximising the midwifery contribution to improving the experience of women during their maternity care to meet the health and soci ...

    Published Date: 07/04/2009

  • Care Quality Commission

    The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

    Publisher: The Care Quality Commission
    Published Date: 16/03/2009

  • National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

    The NCT aims to enable all parents in the UK to have an enriching experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Its purpose is to provide support and evidence-based information in pregnancy, birth and early days o ...

    Publisher: National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
    Published Date: 07/03/2009

  • National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU)

    The NPEU is a multidisciplinary research team dedicated to improving the care provided to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period, as well as the care provided to the newborn. Its ...

    Publisher: University of Oxford
    Published Date: 05/02/2009

  • National Patient Safety Agency

    Published Date: 23/09/2008

  • Health Rights Information Scotland

    You can find clear, accurate and up to date information about your health rights here. This includes information about what you can expect from the NHS, accessing your health records, and being involved in decisions a ...

    Publisher: Consumer Focus Scotland
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Maternal Link

    Maternal Link aims to develop community midwifery services, based from birth centres, who will promote the normalisation of pregnancy and childbirth.

    Publisher: Maternal Link
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (AIMS)

    AIMS... at the forefront of the childbirth movement for more than forty years. * Working towards normal birth * Providing independent support and information about maternity choices * Raising awareness o ...

    Publisher: Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (AIMS)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (Sands)

    Sands is an organisation which can offer you support when your baby dies during pregnancy or after birth.

    Publisher: Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • The Miscarriage Association

    The Miscarriage Association is a registered national charity in England & Wales (no. 1076829) and in Scotland (no. SC039790) and a company limited by guarantee (no. 3779123) , working across England, Northern Ireland ...

    Publisher: The Miscarriage Association
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba)

    The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals. It is the only UK wide organisation that directly helps tens of thous ...

    Publisher: TAMBA - The Twin and Multiple Birth Association
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Action on Pre-eclampsia

    Action on Pre-eclampsia, a charity, campaigns and lobbies for more money for research and education on pre-eclampsia, the most common of the serious complications of pregnancy. A confidential support helpline is also ope ...

    Publisher: Action on Pre-eclampsia
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Birth Trauma Association (BTA)

    The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) supports all women who have had a traumatic birth experience.

    Publisher: Birth Trauma Association (BTA)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology sets standards to improve women's health, and is the professional body, which accredits doctors working on obstetrics. Its greatest relevance to MSLC work is the production ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)

    The Nursing & Midwifery Council exists to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the public

    Publisher: Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • BirthChoiceUK

    Where you choose to have your baby and whom you choose to look after you in labour will affect the type of birth you have and the care you receive. This website explains your options and gives you some information to hel ...

    Publisher: BirthChoiceUK
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Disabled Parents Network (DPN)

    DPN provides information, advice and peer support to disabled parents, their families and supporters. They campaign on a local and national level to improve services for disabled parents. They also provide training and w ...

    Publisher: Disabled Parents Network
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA)

    The NHSLA handles negligence claims and works to improve risk management practices in the NHS.

    Publisher: NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • The Baby Friendly Initiative

    There is lots of information on this site that can help you if you’re going Baby Friendly, as well as a comprehensive research archive and a section for parents.

    Publisher: World Health Organization (WHO)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • The Kings Fund

    The King’s Fund seeks to understand how the health system in England can be improved. Using that insight, it helps to shape policy, transform services and bring about behaviour change. Its work includes research, analysi ...

    Publisher: Kings Fund
    Published Date: 16/12/2007

  • Department of Health

    Published Date: 05/12/2007

  • Breastfeeding Manifesto

    The Breastfeeding Manifesto was produced in 2006 in consultation with over twenty UK organisations working to improve awareness of the health benefits of breastfeeding and its role in reducing health inequalities. The Br ...

    Publisher: Breastfeeding Manifesto
    Published Date: 16/05/2007

  • One Mother, One Midwife

    From their website - Who is behind the campaign? We are a group of mothers, fathers and midwives who have joined together to campaign for change in our maternity services. We believe that by working in partnership we wil ...

    Publisher: One Mother, One Midwife Campaign
    Published Date: 02/05/2007

  • The UK National Screening Committee (NSC)

    The UK National Screening Committee will advise Ministers on issues relating to the programme.

    Published Date: 01/03/2006

  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

    NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. NICE produces guidance in three areas of health: Public health - guidan ...

    Publisher: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
    Published Date: 20/10/1998

  • Royal College of Midwives (RCM)

    The RCM is the only professional organisation and trade union run by midwives for midwives. It is the voice of midwifery, providing excellence in professional leadership, education, influence and representation for ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Midwives (RCM)
    Published Date: 16/10/1996

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