University Hospitals Birmingham FT: Covid Maternity Surveillance Service; Keeping Mothers and Babies Safe During a Pandemic

The Covid Maternity Surveillance Service commenced in March 2020 in response to the increasing concerns about the risks covid posed to women in maternity services at the trust. The multi-professional service provides daily contact with women who have confirmed or suspected covid. The service aims to keep women safe and provide them with support at a time when they may be feeling vulnerable, isolated or concerned. Over 500 women have been through the service, both women and staff have rated it highly.

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