13 Aug 2021

Delays in vetting forcing midwives to abandon pregnant mums

From Morning Report, 7:23 am on 13 August 2021

Independent midwives are being forced to work for weeks on end without pay because of delays in getting police clearances - some are even being told they can't practice. They say they're having to take on part time jobs to make ends meet and desert expectant mothers when they need them most. RNZ's Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin has more.