Downe Maternity Hold Celebration After Winning Major Award

Celebration at the Downe Maternity Unit

Staff in the  Midwifery Led Unit in Downpatrick recently held a celebratory event to recognise winning a top UK award by the Royal College of Midwives ‘Mothercare Maternity Service of the Year Award’  for their innovative work to improve maternity services and for their staff engagement activities. The award recognised the hard work, dedication and expertise of the team in Downpatrick and the diversity of the services provided.

Pictured are staff from the unit along with Soith eastern HSC Trust Chief Executive, Hugh McCaughey, members from the Royal College of Midwives and mums who have given birth in the unit.

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