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SHREWSBURY & TELFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST IN SHROPSHIRE UK BLASTED FOR ITS FAILINGS

SHROPSHIRE UK — “Hang your heads in shame” cried bereaved families slamming Telford Hospital Trust where 42 babies and 13 mothers died in 20 years as scathing report into maternity scandal reveals catalogue of failings including women being blamed for their infant’s deaths.

A couple who lost their daughter hours after she was born with anaemia in 2009, said Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust in Shropshire ‘should hang their heads in shame’ and stop ‘victim-blaming’.

Their comments come after a review by former senior midwife Donna Ockenden today found women were ‘blamed for their loss,’ and in other cases families’ concerns were ‘dismissed or not listened to at all’.

It also found a failure to investigate after babies’ skulls were crushed during attempts to deliver them using forceps – with one dying and another getting cerebral palsy.

Between 2000 and 2019 42 babies and 13 mothers died during or shortly after childbirth at the trust but the inquiry is now examining the cases of 1,862 families.

Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he felt ‘responsible’ as it was announced the NHS will put in a ‘surveillance,’ system to prevent a repeat of the scandal.

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it made ‘shocking reading’ and that ‘we have already taken the actions that were proposed in an earlier part of the report, and we will, of course, study the proposals that have been made in the report very, very closely.’

For more on the report’s damning findings read The Daily Mail, Luke May’s story:

Baby deaths probe finds ‘immediate and essential’ action is needed to improve maternity care

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THIS IS AFTER HORNSBY HOSPITAL NSW TREATMENT:

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