‘Desperate Debra’: making caesareans safer

A new caesarean simulator called Desperate Debra is being launched by the Trust, in collaboration with NHS Fife and Adam,Rouilly Ltd. Desperate Debra is the first simulator used to train doctors in dealing with late-stage (emergency) caesareans, which affect around 20,000 births per year in the UK and can be life-threatening for both mother and baby.
During emergency caesareans, the baby