Midwives protest at Bellshill Maternity

Midwives at Bellshill Maternity Hospital stage pay protest in December 1999.
Midwives at Bellshill Maternity Hospital stage pay protest in December 1999.

Angry midwives at Bellshill Maternity Hospital staged a protest to highlight their pay grievance in December 1999.

They held a demonstration outside the hospital during a visit by Scottish health minister Susan Deacon.

The midwives were angry at a lack of progress in a long-running campaign to implement the recommendations of an independent review into their pay and conditions.

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