Maternity care is recognised as a particularly high-risk speciality that is subject to investigation and inquiry, and improvements in risk management have been recommended. However, the quality of guidelines for local reviews of maternity incidents is unknown. The aim of the study is to appraise the quality of local guidance on conducting reviews of severe maternity incidents in the National Health Service.
Guidelines for incident reviews were r...Expand abstract
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Incident reviews in UK maternity units: a systematic appraisal of the quality of local guidelines.
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