'Saving Mothers' Lives 2006-2008' will be officially launched in March 2011.  An important and clinically significant finding has, however, emerged from this work, which has been summarised in the first CMACE Emergent Theme briefing.  To download this briefing please click here.

Posted: 05/10/2010


This national survey of UK ambulance services was to provide an up-to-date assessment of service provision for children in the prehospital setting and to identify the challenges faced in providing optimal services to this group.

For further information regarding this publication please click here.

Posted: 23/09/2010


The Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE) reveals results from a survey on NHS maternity provision for obese women and publishes joint guidelines in Management of Women with Obesity in Pregnancy with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). Please click here to download a copy of the guideline and/or click here to be taken to the official press release.

Posted: 23/09/2010


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CMACE launches its eighth report of the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in the United Kingdom.

The Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE) has published ‘Saving Mothers’ Lives – reviewing maternal deaths 2006-2008. This report shows the overall number of maternal deaths in the UK has fallen over the last three years despite a rise in the number of women dying from infection. [28/02/2011]

Outcome of Confidential Enquiry Tendering Process

To read CMACE's official statement regarding the outcome of the recent confidential enquiry tendering process please click on the title of this latest news item. [20/01/2011]

CMACE publishes draft briefing on maternal mortality due to A/H1N1 2009 influenza virus

This draft briefing summarises the main findings and implications for future management, identifies factors associated with avoidable mortality and key lessons for pregnant women and their healthcare services.     [23/12/2010]

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