A mother-to-be in Scotland gave birth to her premature twin boys 52 miles apart.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday pledged to investigate the mother’s ordeal through a 100-mile ambulance journey after it was raised in the Scottish Parliament by Labour Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant.
An attempt to airlift the pregnant woman to Raigmore Hospital had to be abandoned when she was en route from Caithness General Hospital in Wick to Inverness.
But the most dramatic interruption was when half way through the journey the ambulance pulled in to Golspie Community Hospital for her first twin to be delivered.
In a Facebook post the unnamed mother said: “My delivery should never have happened the way it did. It could have gone so wrong.”
Raigmore staff will have to start considering Caithness patients and put an end to needless travel of over 200 miles for…