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The horror of NHS maternity wards has been exposed

14 May 2024

2:56 AM

14 May 2024

2:56 AM

Will any woman who has given birth on the NHS be surprised by a damning report into maternity services? I wasn’t. I was horrified to read of babies born with cerebral palsy because of mistakes and failures made before and during labour. I was deeply saddened to read about mothers who were mocked, neglected, patronised, even shouted at, by midwives during childbirth, with many suffering long-lasting effects.

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