The NMC failed to listen to or properly investigate concerns about midwives at Furness General Hospital, according to a new report, which concludes the regulator’s handling of the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal was “inadequate” and “frequently incompetent”.
On my first day of my very first placement, everything seemed unfamiliar. I couldn’t remember the names of any medications. I was slightly terrified of actually speaking to a real patient. I couldn’t even put on a blood pressure cuff properly.