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02 January 2019

Volume 27 | Issue 1

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Is this a revolution for maternity care?

Maternity services appear to have been given a much-needed boost for 2019, with proposals from the Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, to make the UK ‘the best place in the world to give birth’ (Helm and Savage, 2018). Plans address the whole maternity care spectrum and include funding more specialist neonatal nurses; physiotherapy for women who experience incontinence after childbirth; evidence-based breastfeeding programmes; and the digitisation of the child health record.

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