Pregnancy: Ethnic Groups

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 26th June 2020.

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Photo of Afzal Khan Afzal Khan Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for his Department's receipt of the findings of the Government-funded research by the National Institute of Health Research's Policy Research Unit in Maternal and Neonatal Health and Care at the University of Oxford into the factors associated with the excess risk of maternal death for Black and South Asian women.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The National Institute for Health Research's Policy Research Unit in Maternal and Neonatal Health and Care is undertaking the project – ‘Why are Black and ethnic minority mothers more likely to die either during pregnancy, or within the first year of giving birth, compared to white mothers born in the UK?’

The Department is due to receive initial findings from this study in autumn 2020.

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