MP meets Royal College of Midwives representatives at launch of new Report on 12 September

It was good to meet representatives of the Royal College of Midwives to talk about the latest annual assessment. Although this shows an increase in midwives, there is still a long way to go to recruit more. The photo shows Sir Oliver with Consultant Obstetrician, Professor Lesley Regan and RCM Chief Executive, Gill Walton.

Commenting, Sir Oliver said: ‘Midwives do a wonderful job as mothers all over the country will testify. Their calm professionalism at an important emotional time is legendary. I congratulate them on their work and it’s good to see an in increase numbers.’