Labour in crisis: staff shortages blamed for £665m payout in birth errors – The Independent

Posted October 8th, 2007 in birth, midwives, negligence, news by sally

“Childbirth is claimed to be safer than ever. Yet the price paid by the NHS for deliveries going catastrophically wrong has risen 59 per cent to £259m – enough to fund the consultants and midwives needed to save thousands of babies and mothers from harm.”

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The Independent, 8th October 2007