Saturday 2 February 2019
New facilities set to improve maternity care in Leeds
A new bereavement suite at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) is set to be opened after work was carried out by Ikea.
There is also a refurbished birth unit designed to streamline the care of women in labour cared for at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which delivers around 10,000 babies every year.
Last year more than 100 families used the...
Tuesday 29 January 2019
Patients report significant improvement in their experience of Maternity Care at Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Women giving birth at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are having a significantly better patient experience according to the Maternity Survey 2018, published today (Tuesday 29 January) by the Care...
Monday 16 April 2018
Nominate your Midwife of the Year 2018
We couldn't be prouder of our amazing midwives who do a brilliant job looking after women and their babies.
So we're planning to celebrate International Day of the Midwife on May...
Friday 16 March 2018
Help shape the future of maternity and neonatal outpatient care
Have you or someone in your family received outpatient maternity care (for example growth scans) in Leeds in the past two years?
Would you like to help shape the future of...
Tuesday 6 March 2018
Delivery suite fundraising success
Well done to the team on the delivery suite at St James’s who have raised over £2,500 with their raffle!
All money raised will go towards improving the patient and staff...
Monday 12 February 2018
New approach to childbirth in Leeds will lead to better outcomes for mums
A fresh approach to childbirth has been introduced at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the incidence of 3rd and 4th degree perineal tears, which can occur during childbirth...
Tuesday 30 January 2018
A Celebration of Homebirths
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) hosted a ‘homebirth celebration’ to raise awareness of homebirths as an option for Leeds mums-to-be.
In Leeds, the majority of mums-to-be choose to have their...
Friday 1 December 2017
Measles in Pregnancy - Advice to pregnant women
In recent weeks there has been an increase in Leeds in the number of measles cases. This information is for both women and midwives.
Measles is a highly infectious disease that...
Tuesday 12 September 2017
First Baby Box Programme in Yorkshire launches at Leeds Baby Week
New parents across Leeds now receive a free Baby Box to support safer sleeping for their new arrivals.
The Baby Box Co. provides the kit, which doubles as an infant sleeping...