15 April 2016

Led by SANDS and The Royal College of Midwives (RCM), along with Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC) and Child Bereavement UK, the updated and improved Bereavement Care Network now includes six further partner charities: Bliss, the Miscarriage Association, Multiple Birth Foundation, Tamba, (Twins and Multiple Births Association), Lullaby Trust and the National Maternity Support Foundation.

The Bereavement Care Network is a free online resource for professionals who provide, or have an interest in, bereavement care for parents whose baby dies. The Bereavement Care Network aims to enhance the knowledge, insight and understanding of professionals around bereavement and bereavement care following a pregnancy loss or the death of a baby. It enables professionals to share best practice, exchange ideas, share experiences, ask questions and seek informal peer support. The Bereavement Care Network supports professionals to deliver the best possible bereavement care by keeping users informed of relevant developments, research and resources.
Since the original site was set up, interest in bereavement care and best practice has increased considerably so we decided to make sure the resources available were of the highest standard to reflect the quality of care so many health professionals are now providing to bereaved parents.

By joining the network, you will have the opportunity to network with other users and gain access to the resources page, one space hosting the relevant resources of 10 charities around bereavement care.

Register to join the Bereavement Care Network.

Please pass this link on to colleagues who might be interested in joining.


Notes for Editors
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train over 7000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet he needs of bereaved families.

In the UK, when a baby or child dies, or a child is bereaved, many of those affected are unable to access good quality support which meets their individual needs. Child Bereavement UK believes all families should have the support they need to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. Our aim is to make sure they do.

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