Maternity shortage hits London NHS

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Maternity shortage hits London NHS

New figures have revealed an unprecedented shortage of maternity beds in the capital. 

Some women in labour are having to be transferred to hospitals up to 10 miles away to give birth. 

The findings by the Evening Standard have set alarm bells ringing at NHS England’s London region as health chiefs are in the process of cutting maternity resources. 

Evening Standatd Health Editor Ross Lydall explains more. 

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