Maternity Unit Consultant Cover Below Recommended Levels
A Northampton woman is stepping up her campaign for a specialist consultant to be on duty in maternity units 24 hours a day. Michelle Hemmington's new-born baby died following a series of failures at Northampton General Hospital over two years ago.
The Royal College of Gynaecology wants a maternity consultant to be on hand in hospitals for 98 hours a week but at NGH and at Kettering General Hospital the figure is currently just 60 hours a week.
Stuart talks to Michelle Hennington, to fellow campaigner Nicky Lyon and to Denise Linay from the Royal College of Midwives.
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