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Our achievements


Our achievements and accomplishments are truly motivated by the desire, to make our service user experience outstanding.

As an organisation, we are genuinely proud of the care we provide, and passionate about developing as individuals and as a team.

Sharing and celebrating our achievements allows us to continually grow, progress, and demonstrate our desire to make a difference.

A list of our achievements from 2016 onwards:

April 2016

Poster presentation at the RCPCH (Royal College of Paediatrics & Child health) - "Neonatal jaundice assessment form - a tool to improve management of babies with jaundice" - Dr Osmilikevici, K Hooper, M Miller, M Garbash

Shortlisted for RCM Annual Midwifery Awards - the Midwives Magazine award for team of the year - Linda Ibbetson & Ann Bowes

23 March 2016

Published blog on RCM site -

10 June 2016 -

poster presentation at RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists) Each Baby Counts Clinical Engagement Forum - Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring CQUIN - K Hooper, J Woodward, Dr Saukila, J McKay, H Parks, T Harris, A Metters, J Bennett

10 June 2016

Presentation at RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists) Each Baby Counts Clinical Engagement - Local Case Studies - Development of a Regional Patient Safety Group - Karen Hooper -

9 March 2017

Case study article for RCOG Each Baby Counts project - Development of a standardised regional approach to reviewing perinatal loss - Karen Hooper -

21-23 June 2017

Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative - Re-assessment report Maternity Service, University Hospital of North Durham

0CTOBER 2017

Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspection Report

Service Improvement Award - Transitional Care

Service Improvement Award

July 2017

Enhanced Patient Care award - awarded to the Baby Care Support Workers and the Neonatal Unit

enhanced patient care award

enhanced patient care award 2

Our amazing midwives completed a charity walk to raise awareness and funds for our Fetal Movements Campaign. They had lovely weather for a walk and raised an amazing £730.50!!

walk 1

walk 4

walk 3




'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we have this service at all and well done to you all.'

Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley Bridge Community Hospital