MSPs have voted for an “urgent investigation” to be carried out into midwives’ concerns over Scottish Government reforms.
Midwives have raised safety concerns amid fears they will be “pushed to their limits” under reforms which aim to ensure mothers-to-be receive most of their care from one medical professional.
A celebration of midwives is to take place at an Aberdeen university this weekend.
A university in Aberdeen is to open its doors for prospective midwives at an event later this month.
Twenty midwives are to start at NHS Grampian in the next two months.