Patient Safety - COVID-19 & Pregnancy

Episode 3,   Sep 14, 2021, 03:06 PM

Karen Hooper, Midwifery Lead for the National Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme (MatNeoSIP), hosts a conversation about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic during pregnancy.

This episode highlights World Patient Safety Day - the theme for 2021 is 'safe maternal and newborn care'.

Contributors for this episode:
  • Carla Anderson - Public Health Midwife, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Emma Jackson - Pregnant Mum-to-be
  • Emma McCone - Matron, Vaccination Programme, Nightingale Hospital, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jo Turner - Midwife / Transformation and Improvement Manager, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Support Resources:
If you have further questions about this episode, please speak to your midwife or maternity care provider. You can also find useful resources at:

Local Maternity Systems Northern England
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists