Maternity Services in the Spotlight at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Following an investigation ordered by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt into the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, inspectors have found that safety in maternity services “needed further improvement” as reported by the BBC.

Seven babies died in a 20-month period between September 2014 and May 2016 and a ninth avoidable baby death was uncovered at the trust by the BBC in June 2017.

The inspectors found that progress had been made at the trust as a whole, but gave it a “requires improvement” rating for being safe, responsive and well-led.

You can read the full story by the BBC here