Department Of Health
This is the governments response to the 15 recommendations made by the Health and Social Care Committee (HSCC) in its report published on 6 July 2021: The safety of maternity services in England.
The government welcomes the HSCC report. Maternity safety is a priority for the government and the government remains committed to making the NHS one of the best places in the world to have a baby.
The HSCCs expert panel evaluation of maternity government commitments
In 2020, the committee commissioned an independent panel of experts to assess the governments progress in meeting its own targets in key areas of healthcare policy. See the Department of Health and Social Cares response to the expert panels evaluation.