Maternity and Neonatal Independent Senior Advocate

The Maternity and Neonatal Independent Senior Advocate (also referred to as Maternity and Neonatal ISA or MNISA) is a new senior role being piloted to support women, birthing people and families in England. This follows the Immediate and Essential Actions identified in the Ockenden review into maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital.

This role was developed by NHS England working alongside people who have experienced adverse outcomes and NHS staff.

Maternity and Neonatal Independent Senior Advocates help ensure the voices of women, birthing people and families are listened to, heard and acted upon by their maternity and neonatal care providers when they have experienced an adverse outcome during their maternity and/or neonatal care.

Your Maternity and Neonatal Independent Senior Advocate

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Your local Maternity and Neonatal Independent Senior Advocate is Sascha Webb.

Sascha has worked in health for a long time and really cares about supporting women, birthing people and families through difficult times.

Sascha understands how hard it is to share your experiences. She can help you understand things, feel listened to and heard so that improvements can be made for the future.

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