This report investigated maternity services at Furness General Hospital from January 2004 to June 2013, and concludes the maternity unit was dysfunctional and that serious failures of clinical care led to unnecessary deaths of mothers and babies. It makes a series of recommendations for the wider NHS as well as Morecambe Bay.
Diabetes UK have launched an online self-management support programme for people with type 2 diabetes to learn about and manage their condition. It is a useful resource for both patients and those professionals involved in supporting self-management in diabetes.
This report is drawn from a literature review, meetings with families and patients with learning disabilities and focus groups with health and social care staff.