Although the couple were a few yards from the hospital entrance, there were no medical workers around.It won't surprise anyone to hear that this was Newham again:
People who were visiting patients heard the mother's screams and went to help.
Alexandra said: 'All these women were helping and a man there panicked.
'He said "Let's call an ambulance" even though we were by the hospital.
The hospital is part of the Newham University Hospital NHS Trust has been criticised by regulators for its maternity services, described as among the 'least well-performing'.No apology, no claim that 'lessons will be learned', just indifference...
A Trust spokeswoman said: 'The hospital is open 24 hours. Maternity can be easily reached through the doors.'