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18 Jul 2018

Regulator admits it put babies lives at risk

North of England Correspondent

The Nursing and midwifery council admitted today the organisation’s inaction did endanger the lives of mothers and babies in Cumbria. Eleven mothers and one baby died at a hospital in Barrow between 2004 and 2013.

After a damning report on the regulator’s responce to the scandal – the NMC told this programme lives had NOT been put at risk.
Today, in front of MP’s at a select commitee hearing, they conceded that was wrong.

Our North of England correspondent Clare Fallon reports.