A major new package of measures for maternity services will make the NHS “the best place in the world to give birth”, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has told NHS Grampian to get back around the table to resolve Moray’s maternity unit crisis.
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has been urged to make a firm commitment to investing in the NHS in the north-east of Scotland following problems with the service.
A campaign group is urging residents of Moray to attend a public meeting tomorrow to keep the pressure on NHS Grampian.
NHS bosses have stressed that the new maternity system in place at Moray’s flagship hospital is “absolutely safe” for mothers and babies.
Pregnant women on Skye face a round trip of around 200 miles to Inverness after maternity services at the island’s main hospital were dramatically suspended yesterday.
A call to reverse the downgrading of maternity services in Caithness has been made by Scottish Lib Dem leader Wille Rennie.