Clinical Service Line 09 - Maternity, Gynaecology & Fertility, Delivery Suite, Sexual Health

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    Impact of SARS-CoV-2 variant on the severity of maternal infection and perinatal outcomes
    Faraj, Paul; Savickaite, Kristina; Waheed, Saadia; Luton and Dunstable Site
    The first wave of COVID-19 is estimated to have started in March 2020 and ended at the end of May 2020. • The second wave of COVID-19 is estimated to have started at the beginning of September 2020; there was an initial peak in mid-November after which infection levels decreased before rising again in December following the emergence of the Alpha variant; the wave peaked in early January 2021 and ended at the end of April 2021. • The third wave (Delta) July to September 2021. Vaccination recommended for all adults.
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    Perinatal Mortality Review Tool (PRMT
    Vaughan, Natalie; Luton and Dunstable Site
    PMRT- aims and objectives The PMRT has been designed with user and parent involvement to support high quality standardised perinatal reviews on the principle of 'review once, review well'.
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    BASHHNational Audit 2021: HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (HIV PEP) pathways
    Kawsar; Luton and Dunstable Site
    Conducted following a request from BASHH PEP guidelines group -Comprised clinic survey and case notes review -Main purpose of this was to inform the future guidance on initial prescription of full courses of PEP (28 days) vs starter packs (5 days) -Assess the national picture rather than quality of care at regional /individual service level - Majority of other services initiates PEP asking patients to self refer to sexual health services for Follow up, no formal referral to the clinics in most cases
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    Sharma, Pooja; Cross-Site
    Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care: Lessons learned to inform maternity care from the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity 2017-19.