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Perinatal Mortality Review Tool (PMRT) Midwife

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum/pro rata/incl HCAS
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the maternity team at The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as our PMRT (Perinatal Mortality Review Tool) Midwife.

MBRRACE PMRT is a national tool designed to help understand why stillbirths and neonatal deaths occur, to try to prevent future deaths from occurring. This is a new role and as our PMRT Midwife, you will hold responsibility for ensuring that the MBRRACE Perinatal Mortality Review Tool is fully implemented within the Hillingdon Hospital maternity services in line with standards set by MBRRACE, NHS Resolution Maternity Incentive Scheme for Trusts, and the National Bereavement Care Pathway. The post holder will work collaboratively with the Lead Midwife for Quality, Governance, Assurance and Compliance and the wider multidisciplinary team to support and facilitate the PMRT process.

Here at Hillingdon, we are passionate about ensuring service users have a positive experience each and every time and are committed to listening to their voices and how they want their services to be designed. We are proud to offer the opportunity to work in a progressive environment where we are committed to an ambitious transformation of our maternity services.

The Maternity Service prides itself on supporting you to fulfil your career aspirations and you can expect a warm welcome at Hillingdon from our established and friendly multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure effective communications about the outcomes of the PMRT reviews to all maternity staff to support the spread of good practice, learning identified from PMRT reviews is embedded into practice, whilst supporting a positive safety culture. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role.

The post holder will inspire confidence and innovation amongst our incredible workforce, who together, ensure the women/birthing people and staff are safe, cared for and listened too. They will work collaboratively with the maternity teams, maternity managers, governance and education teams to provide seamless pathways of care and ensure a positive safety and team culture.

The post holder will take a lead role in supporting maternity services at Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with the departments Perinatal Mortality reviews.

The post holder will be required to support the PMRT process through the inputting of data using the standardised review tool and collate and present comprehensive timelines of events using a variety of sources. They will also support and co-ordinate the Perinatal Mortality Review Tool (PMRT) process by liaising with women/birthing people who have experienced pregnancy loss.

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute Hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitalsprovide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for the main responsibilities of the Perinatal Mortality Review Tool (PMRT) Midwife

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • First Degree
  • Professional training/learning which demonstrates highly developed professional knowledge / continuing professional development
  • SSSA Practice Assessor/ Mentorship qualification
  • Broad range of clinical midwifery experience acquired through significant practice.
  • A sound knowledge of the PMRT process
  • Experience of writing high quality reports relating to quality and safety

Employer details

Employer name

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust





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