HMJ: Cracks in services ‘clearly visible’

14 September 2021

The pandemic has exposed structural weaknesses in maternity funding leading to ‘tragic events’ in recent years, maternity royal colleges have warned.

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) said services have been hit by more than a decade of under-investment and an over-reliance on committed staff.

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