This report reviews the key trends in midwifery and obstetric staffing over the last 30 years and examines how these and national policies have affected the ability of NHS maternity services to respond to choice while at the same time providing a low risk and pleasant environment for mothers, fathers and their babies.
By Nick Bosanquet
Emeritus Professor of Health Policy, Imperial College.
Consultant Director, Reform.
A blog by Catherine Wyatt, intern at Reform.
A blog by Annie Leigh, intern at Reform.
A blog by Katy Sawyer, Researcher at Reform, following a roundtable seminar on the theme "Delivering fiscal responsibility: how to...