Maternity Safety Support Programme

We are reviewing and updating these webpages to reflect the current work of the maternity and neonatal programme.

The national Maternity Safety Support Programme (MSSP), provided to maternity services, was launched in September 2017. Maternity services are formally entered onto the programme if they are rated requires improvement or inadequate in the well led and/or the safe domains by the Care Quality Commission.

The maternity services that are on the MSSP are listed by region below.

Region Trust name Entry date
East of England The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
North West Anglia Foundation Trust
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Foundation Trust
James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
June 2020
January 2020
June 2020
November 2020
June 2021
January 2023
June 2023
London London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Barts Health NHS Trust
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
July 2021
October 2021
December 2022
January 2023
Midlands Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton
July 2018
October 2020
March 2021
April 2023
June 2023
North East and Yorkshire Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
June 2020
June 2020
March 2021
October 2022
January 2023
August 2023
North West University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
August 2021
June 2022
October 2022
South East East Kent Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
December 2019
November 2021
January 2022
March 2022
South West Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
August 2021
July 2022
December 2022