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Saturday, August 04, 2007

They Seek To Hide - Maternity Hospital Cuts and Other Bad News...

The Waendal Journal reports...

Maternity services are under strain like never before. Official figures show that the number of live births has increased by 12.5% since 2001. The number of midwives has increased by only 4.5% (18,048 in 2001 to 18,862 in 2006). The number of pregnant women having home births is only 2%. Yet on average across the country, the number of maternity beds per 100,000 head of population in England has been cut by 18% (1,898 beds) and still more maternity units are earmarked for closure.

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