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Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHSTrust have issued a statement in relation to a letter sent to maternity staff. It says two mothers' deaths at Hull and East Yorkshire Women and Children's Hospital may have been preventable.
“We routinely review all situations with an adverse outcome to identify any lessons that are to be learnt and on this occasion we felt that writing to staff was an appropriate thing to do.
“For reasons of patient confidentiality we cannot comment on the cases referred to in the staff communication.”
Holly Kitt's mother died following complications relating to pregnancy at Hull and East YorkshireWomen and Children's Hospital.
A letter has been sent to maternity staff at the hospital saying that two mother's deaths may have been avoided.
Holly Kitt's mother died following complications relating to pregnancy at Hull and East Yorkshire Women and Children's Hospital.
A letter has been sent to all health workers at the hospital admitting that the deaths of two mothers may have been avoided and telling to staff to ask themselves if they are in the right job.
Holly Kitt's mother died at Hull andEast Yorkshire Women and Children's Hospital. She says she's found it very difficult since losing her mum, and is worried and angry that precautions maynot have been taken which could have saved her.
A letter has been sent to all maternity staff at Hull and East Yorkshire Women and Children's Hospital, admitting the deaths of two mothers may have been avoidable. It also tells health workers to ask themselves if they are in the right job.
A warning notice about a West Yorkshire hospital has been lifted.
The Care Quality Commission had issued one to maternity services at Dewsbury and District Hospital focused on how it is staffed.
The CQC visited the hospital earlier this month and confirmed there are enough qualified,skilled and experienced staff to meet people's needs.
“Our teams quickly acted with targeted action and can now better respond to high levels of demand in the service. All staff are aware of the processes that are in place to address any short staffing issues".
Stephen Eames, Interim Chief Executive of Dewsbury & District Hospital
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