Shoosmiths and AVMA – Our collective wishes for the ideal maternal medicine manifesto

02 July 2024

In this episode of the Shoosmiths serious injury podcast, Shoosmiths colleagues Sharon Banga and Kashmir Uppal are joined by CEO of AVMA (Action against medical accidents) to discuss their collective wishes for the manifesto of the incoming government with respect to maternal medicine.  Sharon and Kashmir provide their perspective of working as clinical negligence solicitors in complex litigation involving maternal medicine and Paul provides valuable insight from his work leading the patient safety charity, AVMA.

  1. Who are AVMA?
  2. Legal implications of poor maternal health provision.
  3. Recent experience of AVMA with respect to maternal health.
  4. Our future wishes for maternal health post outcome of the July 2024 elections:
  • Addressing Maternal inequalities
  • Provision of targeted healthcare. 
  • Recognition of restorative justice.
  • Improving training provision to the maternity sector
  • Accountability – better complaints process / Early notification Scheme
  • Learning from mistakes / independent inquiry recommendations to be implemented.



This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024

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