Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH)

PPH remains the leading cause of maternal morbidity in Scotland. The Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) maternity aims to support NHS boards to reduce severe PPH, defined as blood loss of 2500mls and more.


4 stage approach

Download the four stage approach

This tool facilitates a multidisciplinary team approach to recognising, responding to and managing postpartum haemorrhage. Resources are available to support with local implementation:

Step by step webex walking through each stage of the approach

Practical Guide easy to use document detailing the tool using a scenario based example.