HSIB report (Foetal Monitoring) and new investigation Blood Transfusions for neonates

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) have just issued their report into their investigations into suitability of equipment used for continuous foetal heart rate monitoring.

In addition they have also launched a national investigation into the safety risk of delayed administration of neonatal blood transfusions. Specifically, the investigation explores communication between multidisciplinary teams of risk factors for neonatal blood loss and the recognition of the need for an emergency blood transfusion in the immediate resuscitation at birth.

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