FSRH comments on National Maternity Review report: Better births: Improving outcomes of maternity services in England

Posted 24 February 2016

Date: 24 Feb 2016

Type: FSRH Press Releases and Statements

In this statement FSRH comments on the National Maternity Review’s report Better births, which seeks to outline and address the main issues facing maternity services in England.

FSRH notes the NMR’s failure to recognize the provision of postpartum contraception within maternity services. Ultimately, FSRH makes the case that this omission does not align with CMO recommendations, representing a missed opportunity in women’s healthcare. 

Read the statement in full below.