On 17 October 2016 the Department of Health launched its 'Safer Maternity Care' action plan. The plan aims to target halving the number of stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths and brain injuries occurring during or soon after birth by 2030.

Partner Dominic Fairclough and senior associate Lucy Wilton, provide their insight in Solicitors Journal.

Birth injury claims scheme: progress or a backwards step? is available to read in full on the Solicitors Journal website.