Wessex Voices publishes survey results on maternity matters

Earlier research by The Local Maternity System (LMS) recognised that women's experience of pregnancy services can sometimes be fragmented and complex. Working alongside the LMS, Wessex Voices wanted to discover how services can be improved to ensure women are informed and empowered throughout their pregnancy and while giving birth. Demonstrating an excellent example of collaborative working between Local Healthwatch, Wessex Voices joined up with Midwives and Service Managers to formulate a survey to help capture the experiences of local women and their partners during pregnancy, at birth and throughout the first ten days after birth. Four months spent promoting their surveys through social media and partner agencies, [...]