Providing a quality service is more than reviewing patient safety events and clinical governance structures; it is about asking local women, families and communities about what we do well in maternity services and how we can learn and change when we do not provide a good service. The NHS historically has not been very good at this aspect of service development and is aware it needs to increase involvement and hear and act on the voices of those who use services. The OUH Maternity Service aims to ensure that women, families and communities from a range of social, cultural and demographic backgrounds are asked their views about Maternity Services. Better Births (2016) stated vision for maternity services across England continue reading
Advert: Maternity Voices Group Lay Members and Lay Volunteers
We are very interested to hear from women or men who have had a recent experience and have a keen interest in maternity services to help in our aim to get regular feedback from women and their families about the service we provide.
The Lay members will join the Maternity Voices Group as active participants and the Lay volunteers will meet with women and their families by visiting community groups to get feedback on specific areas of interest and women’s experience of maternity services.
If you would like further information please read the job roles and Maternity Voices strategy which we hope you find helpful. If you wish to contact a member of the Voices group please contact Rosalie Wright, Interim Head of Midwifery by email on Rosalie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to apply please send a resume of why you wish to join the group to Rosalie Wright.
Closing date: 21 August 2017