As a concerned member of the public who has worked closely with a group of whistleblowing midwives from Homerton Hospital – known as the Unhappy Midwives – I am writing to bring a matter which is in the public interest to your attention. She may have been physically present in the department – but only for the reasons stated above. Site map, Homerton Maternity Helpline Deputy chief nurse and head of midwifery I am writing to you regarding Homerton Hospital’s suppression of crucial evidence/information and their serious misleading of the coroner’s court – at an inquest into a maternal death which occurred at Homerton on 17th January 2015 – in which you were the presiding coroner. City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health, Homerton Row. Winchester Mother and Baby Unit (9 Beds) Hampshire Partnership NHS Trust Melbury Lodge, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5DG Tel: 01962 825507 Sharon Jenkins, Unit Manager Dr Alain Gregoire, Consultant Psychiatrist Thumbswood Mother and Baby Unit (6 beds) Stillbirth and neonatal deaths at Homerton exceed the average for England, according to a report published in December by MBRRACE-UK (Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries), a research unit run by Oxford University. Maternity care will never be refused or delayed for any woman, whether or not you are able to pay for your care. However – contrary to the narrative determination verdict – Midwife Oluwofobi was not the ‘midwife with care’ of the mother at the time of her death. We are taking a stepped approach to easing the restrictions, and will monitor the changes closely to ensure we are able to maintain safety for all. We cannot accommodate more than one visitor, including any children, on the ward at present. Hackney, London, E9 6SR (020) 7655 4000. Matron for Delivery Suite, Emergency Obstetric Unit and Triage If you need to self-isolate then you do not need a GP note. We will do all we can to maintain the service but we are also required to ensure the safety of all women and our midwives. Midwife Oluwofobi therefore gave false evidence at this inquest. email: ellahill1@nhs.net, Louisa Griffiths I genuinely fail to understand how there have been so many maternal deaths linked directly to Homerton Hospital maternity service – and yet there is a distinct lack of any  Prevent Future Deaths (PFD) notice against this Trust. Mr Ademola Kojeku If you cannot attend an appointment because you have symptoms or are self-isolating due to a household member then please call the Homerton Maternity Helpline on 0208 510 5955 10am - 8pm each day or email on: Flu vaccinations are now available in the scan department and in Picton suite. As this is a very new virus we are just beginning to learn about it. What effect does coronavirus have on pregnant women? Tell us if you have any concerns about your care. Print this page Telephone:020 8510 8420/8320. Care will be continuous, personal and responsive to a woman’s health, social and emotional needs. Implementing new guidance for care as it is published by our Royal Colleges and NHS England. Address:City and hackney centre for mental health, Homerton Row, London, E9 6RS. Please ensure you stay well hydrated whilst self-isolating and that if you are taking any thromboprophylaxis (such as Clexane [Enoxaparin]) that you continue taking these. What the updated guidance means for you and your pregnancy After you have had the baby, we will call you at home before each visit to talk about any symptoms or exposure that you might have had. email: philippacox1@nhs.net, Tamsin Bicknell Essentially, Ms Caulker would have died on her way home – if she hadn’t asked for something to eat and if the discharge paperwork was completed a few minutes earlier. Preparations (in terms of discharge paper work) – were being made by Midwife X for Ms Caulker to go home. There are a number of ways we are doing this: Important things you can do to care for your and your baby’s health: Shirley Peterson All women will be offered a dating scan at around 12 weeks and an anomaly scan at around 20 weeks. As we learn about the risk of pre-term birth and coronavirus infection, we will update this information. We are extremely proud of this recognition and acknowledgment of the quality of services we provide to all patients. If you need a language translator for the call - ELLMS will provide translators. We will be gradually restarting visiting on the antenatal ward (those staying in the hospital due to antenatal complications), starting with a single visitor, the same visitor each day, between 2pm and 6pm daily. This 14 day period may be reduced as more information on how infected people are in recovery becomes available.If you have recovered from coronavirus and tested negative for the virus before you go into labour, where and how you give birth will not be affected by your previous illness. The following is a summary of these changes, for more detail please see the  "Visiting Homerton during Covid-19" drop down section. A discussion about the risks and benefits of breastfeeding should take place between you and your family and your maternity team. Clinical lead for obstetrics, Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Lead Consultant for Emergency Obstetric Unit, audit and guidelines, Gitty Blum Please see below for the link to a national survey: Adult Cardiorespiratory Enhanced and Responsive service, Bi-lingual health advocacy and translations, Mary Seacole Nursing Home Virtual Open Day, Safeguarding Children and Volunteering at Homerton, Homerton R&I approval for research projects, huh-tr.maternity.clinicalgovernance@nhs.net, https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test, Maternity - Covid19 Parent Information.pdf, Maternity - Covid19 Planning Your Birth.pdf, Maternity - Covid 19 Looking After Yourself.pdf. Maternity - Covid19 Parent Information.pdf It is very important for yours and your baby’s health that you receive care during your pregnancy, birth and afterwards. This midwife (Midwife X) was not responsible for Ms Caulker’s care prior to this time – but was simply passing by the room when asked by the doctor to chaperone him. In order to promote social distancing we have put into place new measures to reduce the number of face-to-face appointments during pregnancy and the postnatal period. Information on number of applications and admissions to prison Mother and Baby Units, 2013 to 2015. Try and avoid coughing or sneezing on your baby while feeding at the breast; Consider wearing a face mask while breastfeeding, if available, Follow recommendations for pump cleaning after each use. We provide maternity care for nearly 6000 women and their babies each year, during pregnancy, labour, birth and up until one month after birth. Please see below for the link to a national survey: London women's experience survey: Pregnancy and giving birth during the pandemic. If attendance at the maternity unit or hospital is advised, pregnant women are requested to travel by private transport (a private car or taxi), Going into labour with suspected or confirmed coronavirus. Please see the link below to share with colleagues, local women and your social media platforms: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=kp4VA8ZyI0umSq9Q55Ctv8-cdBeVcUdGq0fmWAvPz8FUOEtIQUtENklNQzZJSEZEN0g5TDhLQUxIRiQlQCN0PWcu. Only call 111 if you cannot get help online or you do not have access to a computer. They will provide further advice, including whether you need to attend hospital. They are especially concerned about the avoidable deaths of mothers and babies within their maternity unit. This will alert staff that they may need to escalate for a review and possible admission to hospital at an earlier point for those from BAME backgrounds. If you have confirmed coronavirus infection, as a precautionary approach, an ultrasound scan will be arranged 14 days after your recovery, to check that your baby is well. There is no evidence that women with suspected or confirmed coronavirus cannot have an epidural or a spinal block. We follow Public Health England infection prevention and control guidance stringently, use appropriate PPE and have made significant changes to both the environment of the hospital and visiting arrangements promote social distancing. We're inviting women to join us and share their views, experiences and to ask questions. Consultant Midwife, Public Health As we have always been, the maternity team are committed to providing outstanding care to our families. The ‘safe’ rating from maternity has moved from ‘Good’ to ‘Requires Improvement’. A “worrying” number of baby deaths at Homerton Hospital’s maternity unit has been revealed. New evidence from America suggests a similar pattern of disease severity to the general population. In these circumstances – the safety of the public is paramount and intervention is required urgently into the state of affairs at Homerton Hospital Maternity Unit. If you have symptoms of potential Covid-19 such as a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste you must: Use the 111 online services on 111.nhs.uk. Named Midwife for Safeguarding Postnatal appointments with Consultants will usually take place via telephone. There are some reports from China which suggest women with confirmed coronavirus have been advised to separate from their baby for 14 days. In order to restrict the spread of the virus and protect the health of all our women we have made some changes to our visiting arrangements in Maternity. If you need to attend your pharmacy or GP, try and arrange for an online consultation and for your medicines to be delivered to your house. Flu vaccinations are now available in the scan department and in Picton suite. Winchester Mother & Baby Unit Thumbswood Mother & Baby Unit Hampshire Partnership NHS Trust Melbury Lodge Romsey Road Winchester SO22 5DG website Winchester Mother & Baby Unit Tel: 01962 897711 Consultant Psychiatrist: Dr Alain Gregoire Number of beds: 6 Hertfordshire Mother & Baby Unit Thumbswood Mother & Baby Unit Email this page Welcome to Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's website where you can discover the services we offer at hospital, in the community and in your home, clinic times and other information. Please email us. A discussion about the risks and benefits should take place between you and your family and the doctors caring for your baby (neonatologists) to individualise care for your baby. If you live with others, they should stay at home for 14 days in case they develop symptoms. To put into context – the maternity department is staffed with at least 12/13 midwives per shift – and there are 14 delivery rooms and 4 birthing centre rooms. You will be asked for your consent for the student to be present or participate in your care. If you cannot attend an appointment because you have symptoms or are self-isolating due to a household member then please call the Homerton Maternity Helpline on 0208 510 5955 10am - 8pm each day or email on: huh tr.maternityhelpline@nhs.net. (9) The version given to the coroner’s court is a ‘spun’ version of the true events – and clearly appears to be a version designed to reduce Homerton’s liability. There is no evidence to suggest an increased risk of miscarriage or early pregnancy loss in relation to Covid-19. (4) In short, Homerton Hospital considered Ms Caulker to be fit and well – so much so – that they discharged her from their care. If you choose to breastfeed your baby, the following precautions are recommended: If you choose to feed your baby with formula or expressed milk, it is recommended that you follow strict adherence to sterilisation guidelines. You can have the vaccination at any time during your pregnancy. You can drop in any time 8.30 - 4.30, Monday - Friday, or you will be offered the vaccination when you attend for your scans. So, by any standard and contrary to Midwife Oluwofobi’s statement that the department was ‘busy’ – there being 2 patients in the maternity department – indicate that it was extremely quiet and certainly not busy. If you have an appointment to see a consultant, you will get a phone call about rescheduling as we want to ensure that all face to face appointments are needed at this time. A adult of your choice will be able to attend both the 12 week (dating) and the 20 week (anomaly) scans, provided they do not have any COVID-19 symptoms. Everyone having their baby in the birth centre or on our delivery suite will be able to have two birth partners. We have been assessing this situation daily, and are very pleased to now be in a position to review this temporary suspension of the homebirth service. Following all social distancing advice from the UK Government closely. The main risk of breastfeeding is close contact between you and your baby, as you may share infective airborne droplets, leading to infection of the baby after birth. We were aware of this issue and had been working to address this prior to the inspection and will continue to work on this with our external providers. (3) Evidence proves that at the inquest, Midwife Tayo Oluwofobi was untruthful in her statement that the maternity department was ‘busy’- when this again was not the case. I am writing to you regarding Homerton Hospital’s suppression of crucial evidence/information and their serious misleading of the coroner’s court – at an inquest into a maternal death which occurred at Homerton on 17 th January 2015 – in which you were the presiding coroner. If you have suspected or confirmed coronavirus at the time your baby is born, your baby will be tested for coronavirus. Dr Gopinath Narayan, Consultant Psychiatrist 6 BEDS. Pregnant persons are still required to attend all other scans alone, Children are not permitted at any appointments unless, Antenatal inpatients can have one visitor daily between 2-6pm (same person each day), Postnatal inpatients can have one visitor daily between 2-6pm (same person each day), Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible). These patient safety concerns were raised to the Delivery Suite Matron and the Head of Midwifery – however, there was a subsequent failure by these two individuals to address these serious concerns. Regularly auditing our outcomes via ethnicity so that we can identify areas for increased focus and service development. We recently shared, that due to the COVID 19 pandemic, we were temporarily suspending our homebirth service. Abstract. However, maternity care will not be refused or delayed for any woman, whether or not you are able to pay for your care. It is known from other respiratory infections (e.g. All birth partners/visitors will be subject to the same screening checks and requirements not to be experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms as previously described. But it will cause your body to create a defensive immune response that will be activated and protect you if you come into contact with the flu virus. As of Wednesday 15 April 2020 the response times of the London Ambulance service are much improved and we have seen midwifery staff returning to work. It is clear that Homerton’s management of this case was far worse than London Ambulance – as at least LAS paramedics recognised that this mother was not well. You can contact a midwife for advice or support via the Homerton Maternity Helpline on 0208510 5955 from 10am - 6pm each day or via email on huh-tr.maternityhelpline@nhs.net, Our midwives look after women at the hospital antenatal clinic, at local GP surgeries and children’s centres, Professional Midwifery Advocate & Practice Educator. It existed between 1912 and 1920, and many women mentioned in the records of the Mothers' Hospital gave Cotland as an address. Check you’re ready for 2021. email: shirley.peterson@nhs.net, Sarah Latham If you can advise or help us, or would like to share your experience, please get in touch via any of our social media channels, Instagram: @homerton.maternity / @homerton_birthcentre / @homerton_homebirth, Book early for maternity care and keep all your appointments – whether in person or virtual. Encouraging engagement from women and their partners from all backgrounds with our Maternity Voices Partnership (forum run by local parents for families who are using or have used our services, to gather feedback and help improve maternity care locally). tel: 020 8510 5768, Philippa Cox If you are worried about NHS maternity care charges, you can view information about whether this would apply to you via the Maternity Action website or by calling their maternity rights advice helpline for independent legal advice on: 0808 802 0057 (Freephone) Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 10 am – 1 pm. Topic: Coronavirus - What are your thoughts and feelings with regards to maternity care? 2 7 days to go. Please call Delivery suite immediately on 02085107351/7352 if these occur, You can contact a midwife for advice or support via the Homerton Maternity Helpline on 0208510 5955 from 10am - 6pm each day or via email on huh-tr.maternityhelpline@nhs.net. Whilst the midwife was finishing off the paperwork – that’s when she and others heard a loud scream and found Ms Caulker collapsed in the room. However, if the sonographer finds important clinical information that you would like another adult to be aware of, you will be supported to call them so that they can be in attendance virtually when the relevant information is being discussed. After 7 days, if you no longer have a fever you can end self-isolation. Lead Clinical Midwife Specialist, Fetal Medicine Unit This will help to promote social distancing and the safety of all in the scan department. They are especially concerned about the avoidable deaths of mothers and babies within their maternity unit. The Trust has now received its CQC report following an inspection earlier this year. There is another type of test (antibody test) that checks if you've already had the virus. This family-centred specialist Mother and Baby Unit cares for mothers who experience severe mental health difficulties during and after pregnancy. When you attend hospital or community appointments you will receive a text message beforehand advising you not to attend if you have symptoms of Covid-19. Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms. If you live by yourself, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days. Beadnell Mother and Baby Unit Northumberland,Tyne and Wear NHS Trust St Georges Hospital,Morpeth, Northumberland,NE61 2NU Tel: 01670 501869 Dr Andrew Cairns, Consultant Psychiatrist 6 BEDS. We appreciate that this is challenging time and that you may be anxious about attending Homerton or about the care you will receive when you are with us. If your fever continues, stay at home until the fever ends. If you have any questions relating to this statement; please contact us using the following email address -huh-tr.HUH.Senior.Midwives@nhs.net. We would welcome hearing your views on maternity care and how Homerton can provide the best care to women of BAME backgrounds, both during the pandemic and in the future. Please click the following link for details, https://www.homerton.nhs.uk/parentcraft-sessions. Review titled Made to feel like an inconvenience ★★★ out of 5 Rated 3 stars out of 5. by Anonymous - Posted on 15 July 2020 Going through a miscarriage, never told the results on time, when calling up to ask for results, made to feel like an inconvenience for daring to ask - I know the nhs is busy but I also work in healthcare and know the importance of giving upsetting results on time. Mother and Baby Units enable the mother and her baby to remain together, supporting their attachment and bonding whilst the mother receives the care and treatment she needs to … (4) There is evidence that as far back as 2012 – serious patient safety concerns were raised by a former Senior Labour Ward Sister – about Midwife Tayo Oluwofobi, regarding her (Tayo’s) failure to recognise and refer an urgent clinical situation to a doctor – whilst caring for a pregnant mother. If you do not have symptoms, you can only get a test if your hospital has told you to. The following changes to visiting restrictions in the maternity unit will go live on Wednesday 21st October: We are very pleased to be able to start easing the visiting restrictions that were put in place for the protection of both our patients, their families and our staff during the pandemic. Some babies born to women with symptoms of coronavirus have been born prematurely. Please note we are a teaching hospital and as such students work alongside qualified practioners in providing your care. The inspection team acknowledged improvements made since the last inspection and  identified a number of good / outstanding practices. In order to minimise face-to-face contact we have conducted a risk assessment and cancelled some appointments and transferred some others into telephone only. Further coverage on the reporting on the inquest into this death – is available via the link below: https://rosslydall.wordpress.com/2015/06/22/pregnant-woman-would-probably-have-survived-if-she-had-been-taken-to-ae-rather-than-maternity-hospital-10-miles-away/, ANOTHER MATERNAL DEATH AT HOMERTON HOSPITAL MATERNITY DEPARTMENT, CQC’S FAILURES AT HOMERTON HOSPITAL’S MATERNITY UNIT, OPEN LETTER TO CORONER MARY HASSELL: URGING FOR ACTION AGAINST HOMERTON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST FOR MISLEADING THE CORONER’S COURT, Homerton maternity mothers babies hospital NHS doctors midwives midwife maternal deaths, https://homertonnhsmaternity.wordpress.com, The Truth About Homerton Hospital Maternity Unit. To facilitate this, care provision must include evidence based information, education and counselling support to enable the woman to make informed choices. sumayyah.bilal@nhs.net/ laurie.deeks@nhs.net, Ella Hill Behari Instead you can get a note for your employer on the NHS website here. Provided your baby is well and doesn’t require care in the neonatal unit, you will be kept together after you have given birth and will be able to have skin-to-skin contact. What can I do to reduce my risk of catching coronavirus? As long as you do not have a fever you can end self-isolation even if you still have a cough. The Margaret Oates Mother and Baby Unit provides inpatient care to women who have moderate to severe mental health difficulties in pregnancy or within the first year after childbirth. If you live with other people, the whole household and your support bubble will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. You can contact a midwife for advice or support via the Homerton Maternity Helpline on 0208510 5955 from 10am - 6pm each day or via email on huh-tr.maternityhelpline@nhs.net. If you haven't heard from us within two weeks, please repeat the enquiry form or contact Homerton Maternity helpline at 020 851 05955. Emerging evidence suggests that it is probable that vertical transmission does happen (this is where the mother passes the virus to the baby either during pregnancy or labour). Ask friends, neighbours, and delivery services to leave food and essentials on your doorstep (including medication). Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG): https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/coronavirus-pregnancy/. This experienced and diverse team has particular experience in the care and treatment of women from diverse cultures. After 14 days, anyone you live with and those in your support bubble can end self-isolation provided they have no symptoms. Departments and services. As this is a new virus, there is limited evidence about managing coronavirus infection in women who have just given birth. What effect will coronavirus have on my baby if I am diagnosed with the infection? (2) There is a 3rd midwife involved – but this was not disclosed to the coroner’s court. Where women are eligible for charges, we can arrange affordable payment plans according to your circumstances. The appointments and scans which remain face-to-face are vitally important for us to be able to ensure the health of you and your baby so please continue to attend them if you are well. The above events differ from what was disclosed to the coroner’s court – and this is a matter of great concern – especially in regards to the credibility of the information and evidence provided by Homerton Hospital. email: paula.griffin1@nhs.net. Its important to have the flu vaccine in pregnancy to protect yourself and your baby even if you feel well, Like wearing masks against coronavirus, the flu vaccine protects not only you, but also helps prevent you passing it on to other people in vulnerable groups, like the elderly or those with certain health conditions, If you get flu and coronavirus at the same time, research shows that you’re more likely to be seriously ill. I believe the following to be the reason for the convenient exclusion of this information. If you are travelling home from a hospital admission we will provide you with a mask which should be used when travelling home. I said one thing to a nurse and they sectioned me and separated me from my baby boy. I previously wrote to you on this matter on 7th July 2015 – however, having had no response – I feel compelled to write an open letter to you as this matter is in the public interest. There are general principles you can follow to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including: Should I still attend my routine antenatal appointments and scans in the community and at Homerton Hospital? Hackney Mother and Baby Unit, Mermaid Ward, City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health, Homerton Hospital, Homerton Row North Middlesex Coombe Wood Perinatal Mental Health Unit, Coombe Wood Annexe, Park Royal Centre for Mental Health You would therefore be aware of the numerous maternal deaths linked to Homerton Maternity department since July 2013. From these details – the depth of the cover-ups, suppression and omissions by Homerton Hospital will become clear. The narrative reads as though Ms Caulker was seen by the doctor and kept in hospital overnight – and it was during this time, she cried out in pain, collapsed and died later. Breastfeeding and Coronavirus It is very important to ensure that the Midwife has the correct phone number for you and that you answer all calls, especially those from a withheld number. The role of the Partnership is to make sure that local maternity units listen to and take account of the views and experiences of people who use their services. Warning Consultant Midwife In order to minimise face-to-face contact we have conducted a risk assessment and cancelled some appointments and transferred some others into telephone only. Back to top of page Some of these have been replaced by telephone consultations or by seeing the Midwife directly following your scan appointment. The exact period of these deaths are now under scrutiny – as there have been seriously conflicting information provided by Homerton Trust regarding these deaths. 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