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Consultation on the development of a National Maternity Strategy

Creator:

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH)

Subject Keywords: Pregnancy, Maternity, Child health, Mother, Women's health
Catalogue: Policy
Consultations
Type: Policy
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

On 27 January 2016 ROI Minister for Health Leo Varadkar launched Ireland’s first National Maternity Strategy – Creating a Better Future Together – which is a roadmap for the improvement of services over the next ten years.
  • Strategy aims to improve safety & quality in general and standardise care across all units
  • Recommends a Health & Wellbeing approach to give babies the best start and improve women’s health
  • Ensure that a woman’s choice is facilitated to the greatest extent possible
  • Improve staffing levels and facilities in maternity units and in the community

IPH prepared the consultation document on the development of the strategy. Read the documents here:

National Maternity Strategy – Creating a Better Future Together

Consultation on the development of a National Maternity Strategy

National and International review of literature on models of care across selected jurisdictions to inform the development of a National Strategy for Maternity

Date:

03/03/2016

Rights: © IPH
Suggested citation:

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH). (2016) Consultation on the development of a National Maternity Strategy [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/978049 [Accessed: 20th May 2018].

  

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Institute of Public Health
 
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