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'Dangerous and unsafe' care driving midwives out of NHS

RCM survey reports inadequate staffing levels, bullying, poor working conditions and fears of making ‘tragic mistakes’ Inadequate staffing levels are driving midwives to leave the NHS, with some looking after as many as 15 mothers and babies at a time, a report has found. The study of more than 2,700 midwives uncovered fears about making mistakes because they were working 12-hour shifts with no break.
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