Independent review of maternity services at
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

March 2021

12th April 2021

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust sets up new Ockenden  Report Assurance Committee

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has set up a new committee to ensure that all the essential actions for the Trust that were outlined last year, in the first report of the Ockenden Review,  – a review of maternity services at SaTH –  are being implemented.

The committee titled the ‘Ockenden Report Assurance Committee’ (ORAC) held its first meeting on Thursday 25 March between 8.30 -11am. The ongoing meetings will be used to track the Trust’s progress on taking forward the essential actions of the Ockenden Review. 

The meetings will be held in public to ensure transparency and with COVID restrictions still in place, people will also be able to watch the meetings online.Committee members will include the Trust’s Chief Executive, Louise Barnett, and representatives from partner organisations, including Shropshire and Telford and  Wrekin Maternity Voices Partnership, Clinical Commissioning Groups, and Healthwatch. 


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