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Home Health Major shortage of midwives to look after babies and new mums in Derby
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Major shortage of midwives to look after babies and new mums in Derby

Derby and Burton's hospital trust is short of more than 70 midwifery staff and it is struggling to plug the gaps. There are fears that a lack of qualified NHS midwives to care for women in labour puts maternity wards under extra pressure and increases risk.

 

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