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The average age of maternity staff is increasing. Last year was the first year on record that there were more than 1,000 midwives over the age of 60 working across the UK. With many due for retirement, alarm bells are starting to ring over how the NHS service will continue with such a collapse in numbers of experienced staff.

Queen leads the way as new figures show more Brits working beyond retirement

Elizabeth II has last week become the longest reigning British monarch taking the ‘crown’ from her great, great grandmother, Queen Victoria. Despite the historic occasion it was business as usual for the Queen on Wednesday as she visited Tweedbank in Scotland to formally open the £294m Scottish Borders Railway. At the age of 89, the Queen…