Transforming Maternity Services

Author: Tracey Bignall

Corporate author: Race Equality Foundation

Briefing series: Engage London

Publication date: November 2016

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Giving birth is one of the most important events affecting women and their families. Yet the experience and provision of maternity services is varied. So much so that the Government highlighted the need to review  current provisions,  leading to recommendations to ensure maternity services are safe and efficient.  This paper outlines the experiences of maternity services for two minority groups; the national maternity review; and the implementation of the Maternity Transformation Programme.