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After a baby has died

Journal title
Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Publication year
2013
Author(s)
Moore, A.
Pages
20-1
Volume
27
Number
50

Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow has developed and innovative staff training course, ‘Death of a Baby’, which has improved the care provided to parents who have lost a baby. It is open to all hospital staff, who are taught how to communicate sensitively and how to answer parents’ questions about practical issues. The course also equips staff to cope with their own feelings of distress and loss in such a situation, and to be able to support each other.

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