East London Local Maternity System updates

Updates from the East London Local Maternity System, including: 

  • Perinatal mental health bid
  • Delivering midwifery intrapartum care where local COVID-19 escalation protocols are required to be enacted
  • Perinatal support for Black, Asian and minority ethnic women during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Gynaecological services update
  • Transportation of obstetric emergency women
  • Homebirth services to be reinstated
  • Postnatal pandemic pathway and proforma to aid communication and effective handover between maternity and health visiting services
  • New private patient transport service for maternity emergencies
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists guidance for antenatal and postnatal services
  • PHE influenza screening advice
  • Guidance on antenatal and newborn screening and immunisation programmes
  • Information on access to home birth services
  • PPE in labour guidance
  • Information for women to access midwifery advice
  • Advice for health professionals to share with pregnant women
  • Latest national guidance related to pregnancy, labour and neonatal care during the coronavirus pandemic.