Malcolm John Dickson

Malcolm John Dickson is a consultant obstetrician in Lancashire.

Britain is running desperately short of midwives

On Sunday 21 November, midwives will be holding peaceful vigils in city centres around the country as part of March with Midwives UK. Is this another group of public sector workers campaigning for greater pay and longer holidays? Unfortunately not – if the problem was that simple, a remedy would have easily been found by now.