Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Improved access to Midwifery Units is urgently needed, says new study

(University of Nottingham) A high number of pregnant women in England cannot access the maternity care most appropriate for them, according to a new study, which could be costing the NHS millions of pounds a year. The research, which is published in the BMJ Open, reviewed NHS maternity services in different areas of England and identified a number of key factors that limit the availability and use of Midwifery Units, (home-like settings run by midwives).