Emily Barley

Emily Barley is co-founder of the Maternity Safety Alliance.

Babies are dying because of NHS neglect

Mums begging for help and being ignored, mums in labour turned away from hospital and sent home sometimes for days and days, midwives and obstetricians who are supposed to care instead shrugging and rolling their eyes, the most basic failures in care – observations not done, monitoring ignored, an air of lackadaisical ignorance and complacency. Babies fade