Helen calls on the Minister to act to address racial disparities in maternity care

It is a disgraceful injustice that Black women in the UK are almost four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. The Women and Equalities Select Committee’s recent report laid bare the Government’s failure to act finding a lack of data, lack of funding for maternity services and an underplaying of the role of racism in this issue.

Last week, I asked the Minister when her government would wake up and act with urgency to close the gap in maternity outcomes >>

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  • Niall Adams
    published this page in News 2023-05-03 16:05:15 +0100