Thousands of women are having to give birth outside maternity wards because of a lack of midwives and hospital beds.
The lives of mothers and babies are being put at risk as births in locations ranging from lifts to toilets – even a caravan – went up 15 per cent last year to almost 4,000.
Health chiefs admit a lack of maternity beds is partly to blame for the crisis, with hundreds of women in labour being turned away from hospitals because they are full.
‘It shows the incredible waste that has taken place that mothers are getting this sort of sub-standard treatment despite Gordon Brown’s tripling of spending on the NHS. Read More
Socialist Health Care Obama style, is this what Americans want which is sub-standard treatment despite Brown’s tripling spending on the NHS. How will the US Government keep cost under control on the government run health care that Obama wants? Answer is it will cost more and more as good health care will be no more. People if we never stood together before, we better stand together against Obama Socialist Health Care!