green and lilac ribbons Parents' Ribbons: News and Progress

"Meridian Tonight" has featured an article on Parents' Ribbons. Broadcast time was Monday 15 January 2007, ITV ( Meridian region), 1800-1830)

For link to the TV article, please go to the Parents' Ribbons HomePage.

We have had our article on the Parents' Ribbons scheme published in

December 2006 midirs Midwifery Digest

June 2007 The Practising Midwife

We have given  presentations on the scheme - 

On this page we record organizations and key individuals who have expressed support for the idea of Parents' Ribbons; and update you on which hospitals are considering or have implemented the scheme.

We want to keep adding to this page!- we need your help to do so.

Organizations and key individuals:

Dame Karlene Davis, DBE General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives

The Birth Trauma Association

Action Medical Research

Twins Legislation - A Parent's voice in classroom placement of Twins and Multiples (USA)

Michael Mates MP

Baby Lifeline - The Mother and Baby Charity

Hospitals who have implemented Parents' Ribbons:

St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth.

St Richard's Hospital, Chichester.

Newcross Hospital, Wolverhampton.

Salisbury District Hospital.

Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton.

St Mary's Hospital, Manchester.

Hospitals who are considering Parents' Ribbons:

County Hospital, Hereford

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich

Carlisle Hospital

Whitehaven Hospital

Contact us here if you can help us add to this list!
Parents' Ribbons HomePage