Media Release: Lothian baby boom sparks new arrival at RIE

MATERNITY services in Lothian are to be significantly expanded to cope with rising numbers of births.

A new Birthing Centre at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh will be set up while maternity services at St John’s will also be upgraded under a new plan being considered by the board of NHS Lothian this week. (Wednesday, 26th November).

Alex McMahon, deputy director of Strategic Planning and Modernisation, NHS Lothian, said: “Lothian is thriving and that’s attracting a lot of people from the rest of the UK and abroad here for work.

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