Monday, 9 February 2009

Women turned away in labour

Women were turned away from maternity units because of more than 550 closures last year. Almost half shut their doors at some point because they were full or short-staffed.

'Every one of these figures tells an awful story of mothers being turned away at a hugely emotional time,' said shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley.
Source: The Metro

1 comment:

Dave H said...

I know I'm turning into a crusty rightwinger, but I couldn't help thinking of:

"They found their wives unable to obtain hospital beds in childbirth..."