Welcome to the MSLCs website

This site has been established to support Maternity Service Liaison Committees (MSLCs) by providing them with information, contacts, policy updates and news to help them work effectively. Supported by the national Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat), this site is aimed at user representatives and health professionals who are members of, or considering joining, a local MSLC.

Find out about Maternity Service Liaison Committees and the context in which they work. Includes information on recruiting user representatives and staffing support.

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Find key resources for MSLC members and keep up to date with news, events and key policy and research affecting maternity services. Includes links to organisations providing information on maternity and parenthood issues.

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Find support on how to be an effective MSLC user representative.

Includes links to local MSLC websites and we are developing a series of frequently asked questions.

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Forthcoming changes to the health service and related organisations will require new ways of working and relationships. This will affect MSLCs and how they work.

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