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The London interview

Title
The London interview
Genre
Interview
TX Date
25 May 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:51:09
Description
The London Interview. Professor Norman Morris, the first obstetrician to allow husbands to be present at the births of their children, says he wants to make childbirth in National Health Service hospitals a much more positive experience for women. He says there needs to be a rationalisation of services in the NHS and some units will be forced to close while others will expand. Female interviewer not identified. Interview in two parts, divided by short break in audio.
Contributors
Norman Morris
Keywords
Health services; Birth; NHS; Women; Hospitals; Married men; Doctors; Childbirth; Obstetrics; Maternity hospitals; Labour (birth)

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