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RCM calls for more midwives

The Royal College of Midwives has said the Government must address the "serious shortage" of midwives across the UK. The petition currently has just over 67,000 signatures and the RCM says it must reach 100,000 by August 22.

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TV star signs midwife petition

Call The Midwife star Jessica Raine has joined a campaign calling for more midwives in England.

Jessica Raine has joined a campaign calling for more midwives Credit: John Phillips/EMPICS Entertainment

The actress, who plays the lead role in the hit BBC drama series, has signed the Royal College of Midwives' (RCM) online petition for 5,000 more midwives.

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