The King's Fund is an independent charity which works to improve UK health care by gathering and sharing evidence. On their website, you can find reports, data visualisations, blogs, videos, and more. Take a look at the 'Topics' tab in the menu at the top of the page.
On this website, you can find reports such as ‘Saving Lives, Improving Mothers' Care 2022’ as well as interactive maps and charts on topics such as perinatal morality. You can use the links at the bottom of this page to view past issues of each of their main reports: 'Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths', 'Perinatal Mortality Surveillance', and 'Perinatal Mortality and Morbidity Confidential Enquiries'.
UNICEF is a charity which aims to improve the lives of disadvantaged children globally, through work such as providing vaccines, supporting child health and nutrition, and enabling safe water and sanitation. They publish reports and statistics on their work and research. Their data site can be found under the 'Research and Reports' tab.
UNICEF also run a programme which enables public services to better support families with feeding. This initiative sets standards for both university courses and maternity/neonatal services regarding breastfeeding as a global public health priority.
The main gateway to UK official statistics. Provides direct access to tables of data, full text publications and the latest official releases. Covers Britain's economy, population and society at national and regional levels. Updated daily.
An Edina service offering Ordnance Survey maps and map data to UK Higher Education users. Allows users to view and print maps of locations within the UK. Contains a Gazeteer facility. Maps can be dowloaded for use with GIS software. Registration info: http://lcdatastore.shu.ac.uk/digimap.html
NHS Digital, which merged with Health Education England in February 2023, is responsible for collecting health and social care data in England. On their website, you can find a range of statistical publications, as well as blogs about the NHS' use of data.
The YHPHO produce information, data and intelligence on people's health and health care for practitioners, policy makers and the wider community, to support the delivery of better public health outcomes in Yorkshire and Humber.
The Data & Intelligence Hub is a web-based data resource where anyone can access regional data relating to South Yorkshire. The platform provides a range of data useful for understanding the local economy, as well as health, social and environmental outcomes.
The fifth edition of the National Clinical Guideline for Stroke was published in October 2016. It was prepared by the Royal College of Physicians Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party chaired by Professor Tony Rudd. This working party also oversees the National Audit Programme for Stroke. The 2016 edition of the guideline has been accredited by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Poor culture and leadership must be addressed if we are to make our maternity services the safest place to give birth.The RCM acknowledged that the pain and suffering of the families had been worsened by having to fight for answers and vowed to work with NHS bodies and other professional organisations to ensure lessons are learned from these tragic failings.
In 2019, White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) launched the campaign What Women Want:
Demands for Quality Healthcare from Women and Girls. The campaign asked more
than one million women and girls in 114 countries “what’s your one request for maternal
and reproductive healthcare?” Nearly 145,000 women and girls asked for increased,
competent, and better supported health care workers, with “nurses and midwives” most
often mentioned. In fact, nurses and midwives were among the top five requests from all
women and girls, and even top three for women aged 20 to 24.
Midwives' Voices, Midwives' Demands| - what do you want most in your role as a midwife? What Women Want: Midwives’ Voices, Midwives’ Demands, led by White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) in collaboration with the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), is a key companion to the What Women Want campaign.