The Balfour maternity unit staff, Orkney, would like to invite all those affected by the loss of a baby, at any stage in pregnancy, to join them for a small service at the St Magnus Centre on Friday 15th October from 6.30pm.
“Many of us have been bereaved, or know someone who has been bereaved, during the pandemic. In some cases the restrictions have added stress and a sense of injustice to the experience of funerals. “
“It has felt as though we are dealing with them at arm’s length whereas we would be there to hold their hands, give them a hug as needed,” said a palliative medicine doctor.