Posts Tagged ‘maternity’

Free Baby Boxes help give babies best start in life

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Families at the Lister’s maternity unit will receive a free Baby Box, used as a safe space for newborns to sleep during the first few months of their lives. The Baby Boxes, provided by The Baby Box Co., are being used by the Trust to support a national initiative looking to reduce the number of still […]

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Free Baby Boxes help give babies best start in life

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Families at the Lister’s maternity unit will receive a free Baby Box, used as a safe space for newborns to sleep during the first few months of their lives. The Baby Boxes, provided by The Baby Box Co., are being used by the Trust to support a national initiative looking to reduce the number of […]

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Trust marks Baby Loss Awareness Week with newly refurbished bereavement room

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The Trust has marked Baby Loss Awareness Week with a newly refurbished maternity bereavement room, thanks to donations from Darcie’s Wish and Albie’s Football Challenge (via Sands). At a special event held at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit, staff and donors were joined by the Mayor of Stevenage, Councillor Pam Stuart.

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Trust marks Baby Loss Awareness Week with newly refurbished bereavement room

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The Trust has marked Baby Loss Awareness Week with a newly refurbished maternity bereavement room, thanks to donations from Darcie’s Wish and Albie’s Football Challenge (via Sands). At a special event held at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit, staff and donors were joined by the Mayor of Stevenage, Councillor Pam Stuart. Although the loss […]

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Trust receives £80,000 to provide multi-disciplinary training for maternity staff

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

The Trust has received £80,000 from Health Education England’s Maternity Safety Training Fund, to be spent on providing multi-disciplinary training for staff who provide care for mothers and newborn babies. Above: Trust’s maternity training team The Trust’s maternity team plan to use the money to focus on training that will improve their skills further in […]

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Trust receives £80,000 to provide multi-disciplinary training for maternity staff

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

The Trust has received £80,000 from Health Education England’s Maternity Safety Training Fund, to be spent on providing multi-disciplinary training for staff who provide care for mothers and newborn babies.

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Pregnant women to benefit from new aromatherapy service

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A new aromatherapy service has been launched at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit, the aim of which is to help improve the experience of women during labour and birth. The service is being offered to women giving birth in the unit’s midwife-led unit and uses a variety of essential oils to help women relax, […]

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Pregnant women to benefit from new aromatherapy service

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A new aromatherapy service has been launched at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit, the aim of which is to help improve the experience of women during labour and birth. The service is being offered to women giving birth in the unit’s midwife-led unit and uses a variety of essential oils to help women relax, […]

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£128,161 funding awarded for new birthing pools and antenatal clinic upgrade

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The Department of Health has announced that the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit has been successful in its bid for funding to improve further the environment that local pregnant women will experience when using these services. The £128,161 being given to the Trust will be used to provide two additional birthing pools in the maternity […]

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Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit rated highly by mothers in national survey

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

As part of a national survey conducted earlier this year on behalf of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), women who had their babies at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit in February 2013 were asked about their experiences. Of the 44 areas covered in the survey, the Trust was rated being amongst the best performing […]

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