Consultation on the development of a National Maternity Strategy

03 Mar 2016
On 27 January 2016 ROI Minister for Health Leo Varadkar launched Ireland’s first National Maternity Strategy – Creating a Better Future Together – which is a roadmap for the improvement of services over the next ten years.
  • Strategy aims to improve safety & quality in general and standardise care across all units
  • Recommends a Health & Wellbeing approach to give babies the best start and improve women’s health
  • Ensure that a woman’s choice is facilitated to the greatest extent possible
  • Improve staffing levels and facilities in maternity units and in the community

IPH prepared the consultation document on the development of the strategy. Read the documents here:

National Maternity Strategy – Creating a Better Future Together

Consultation on the development of a National Maternity Strategy

National and International review of literature on models of care across selected jurisdictions to inform the development of a National Strategy for Maternity