Obstetric care for disabled women

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6938.1240b (Published 07 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1240
  1. R Mansfield
  1. Maternity Alliance, London WC1X 9JN.

    EDITOR, - We agree with Alleyna Claxton that, to combat doctors' widespread ignorance, teaching on the special needs of disabled people should be part of the new core curriculum in medical schools.1 This is certainly a logical starting point, but current practice also needs improving. The process should have begun already in the maternity services in the light of Changing …

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