Welcome to Better Births Lincolnshire, the home of the Lincolnshire Maternity Transformation Programme.
As any mum will tell you, pregnancy is a journey, whether it is your first baby or something you have experienced before. Much like any journey, preparation, support and having the information and tools to allow you to make the right choices for you and your family will make it a success.
The partners involved with Better Births Lincolnshire want to develop innovative new services to make sure you are well supported and informed at every stage of your pregnancy, enabling you to make decisions about your care which are best suited to you and your family.
For the first time, Better Births Lincolnshire brings together all the services across the county responsible for supporting and caring for both you and your baby throughout your pregnancy journey. We are working together to ensure that it’s not only easier for you to access high-quality care, but that you are also able to choose the services most suited to your needs.
With choices including homebirth, home-from-home birth centre settings and delivery suites in three hospital locations; where your baby is born is an important choice for you and your family to make.
Before you make your decision you need to know more about the options you have, your own clinical need and the health of your baby.
Our dedicated teams will be able to help you every step of the way so when the time comes you will have the birth that is best for you and your baby.We are also working with a range of other partners to provide specialist services to help you during your pregnancy. Everything we are doing really is all about you, so we want to hear how we can personalise your experience by offering you more choice, while continuing to provide self care.
Please explore this site to find out more about what we are doing and what support and services are available.
Tracey Pilcher – Chief Nurse
Penny Snowden – Divisional Head of Midwifery
Sue Jarvis – Maternity Transformation Project Lead
Tracey Stewart – Lead Midwife
Yvonne McGrath – Consultant Midwife
Kerri Bennett – Maternity Transformation Project Lead
Claire Gartland – Maternity Transformation Project Lead
Tracy Clinkscales – Project Support Officer
Alastair Railton – Communications and Engagement