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Medway Hospital in crisis

It has recently been reported on KentOnline that Medway Hospital is like “a war zone”.  The hospital is currently operating on Operational Pressures Escalation Level 4 (or ‘OPEL 4’). OPEL levels range from 1 to 4.  OPEL 1 means a hospital is able to maintain…

Failing Maternity Care

In November 2018, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) published the results of local investigations into stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries occurring during term labour.  The report was produced to share lessons, understand the bigger picture, and to prevent babies from dying…