“Whose shoes” listening workshop is a chance for midwives, GPS and families to voice their views and provide feedback for the on-going development of services in-line with NHS England’s Better Births report.
The workshop will be led by Consultant Midwife Stella Roberts, who is based at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, and Communications and Engagement Officer at the Local Maternity System Matthew Gray.
“These workshops give us a fantastic opportunity to hear the views of women and their families using our maternity services. It also allows us to work with women and families to ensure services we offer women during and after their pregnancy are safer and more personalised.
“Working together as a multidisciplinary team we want women and families to feel supported and listened to, ensuring the care they need before, during and after pregnancy is tailored to their needs, safe and delivered in line with their individual birth plan,” Stella Roberts said.
As part of the workshop, Professor Rachel Rowe from the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit will also provide an update on the national UK MIDDS study on midwifery led care.
“I urge anyone who has experiences of maternity services in the local area to share their views by taking part in this workshop, and help ensure families get the very best experience on their maternity journey,” Matthew Gray added.
The “Whose Shoes” workshop is open to all visitors attending the MAMMA open day and will be held on the grounds of the hospital Wednesday 11 July 2018, 5:30pm-8pm.
Babies and children are welcome.
More information about the event can be found here.
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