11 Nov 2015

End attacks on researcher - university chief

From Checkpoint, 6:12 pm on 11 November 2015

Otago University says the personal vilification by midwives of one of its researchers is wrong and must stop. The head of the university's Wellington-based Women's Health Research Centre, Bev Lawton, was the lead author on research published internationally last month showing that babies are more likely to die at birth or soon after if the midwife leading the care is in her first year on the job.