Developing continuity of care in maternity services the implications for midwives by John Stock

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Published by Institute of Manpower Studies in Brighton .

Written in English

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Report to the Royal College of Midwives.

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StatementJohn Stock, Ann Wraight.
ContributionsWraight, Ann., Institute of Manpower Studies., Royal College of Midwives.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 55p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18350640M
ISBN 101851841830
OCLC/WorldCa60107929

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all primary maternity care until 2 hours after delivery of the placenta, including updating the care plan, attending the birth and delivery of the placenta, suturing of the perineum (if required), initial examination and identification of the baby at birth, initiation of breast feeding (or feeding), care of the placenta, and attending to any legislative requirements regarding birth.

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Both these studies used questionnaires sent by mail as the main or exclusive methodology. We wanted to speak with and interview local parents who were either currently pregnant or had a baby under the age of one. The RCM contributed to the developing philosophy of ‘woman-centred care’ and stated that it is the term used ‘[for a philosophy of maternity care] that gives priority to the wishes and the needs of the user, and emphasised the importance of informed choice, continuity of care, user involvement, clinical effectiveness, responsiveness and accessibility’ ([ 30 ], p.

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While the experience was challenging for students it was beneficial not only to them, but to registered midwives, the maternity services, and ultimately childbearing by: Continuity of Carer in English Maternity Services – Challenges AND Opportunities Denis Walsh – Retired Associate Professor in Midwifery, University of Nottingham, England Published in the Practising Midwife Volume 23 Issue 2 February In this article, Denis Walsh explores the evidence for continuity of carer, the strategic drivers for Better Births as well as the [ ].

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For instance, Better Births () reported that the NHS spends £ million each year on compensating families for negligence during maternity care, which can reportedly be prevented by implementing continuity of care. At a critical time for the development of maternity services in the UK, this timely symposium provides an invaluable opportunity for all practitioners working in midwifery and maternity.

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maternity services workforce that is looking after mothers and babies extremely well. However, in light of current evidence and consumer preference, there is a case to expand the range of models of maternity care.

Secondly, it is imperative that we do more to improve the birth outcomes for Indigenous Australians. For most organisations. Maternity services in England Summary 5 Summary overview of maternity services 1 Having a baby is the most common reason for admission to hospital in England.

Inthere werelive births. Maternity is a unique area of the NHS as the services support predominantly healthy people through a natural, but very important,File Size: KB. Several Australian government reports have recommended changes and reorientation of maternity services to ensure increased continuity of care, greater utilisation of midwifery skills and redirection of maternity services towards the community (NSW Department of Health, ; Health Department of Victoria, ; South Australian Health.

Maternity Pioneers have commissioned and rolled out apps to help women to make choices about their care and access services and information in a more convenient and efficient way.

Women’s experiences of maternity care are also improving, with improvements across almost every question in the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) survey [ 80 ]. Waldenström U, Turnbull D () A systematic review comparing continuity of midwifery care with standard maternity services.

BJOG (11): –70 Crossref, Google Scholar Williams K, Lago L, Lainchbury A, Eagar K () Mothers’ views of caseload midwifery and the value of continuity of care at an Australian regional by:   As maternity services evolve and the population of women served also changes, there is a continuing need to effectively document the views of women with recent experience of care.

A woman’s maternity experience can have a positive or negative effect upon her emotional well-being and health, in the immediate and the long-term, which can also impact the infant and the wider family : Maggie Redshaw, Colin R.

Martin, Emily Savage-McGlynn, Sian Harrison. BETTER BIRTHS Improving outcomes of maternity services in England A Five Year Forward View for maternity care NATIONAL MATERNITY Among those providing maternity care, it will require greater teamwork, more and better dialogue, and a willingness to break down of maternity services in this country reflects the breadth and depth of the.

1 Better Births: Improving outcomes of maternity services in England: A Five Year Forward View for maternity care 2 Sandall J, Soltani H, Gates S, Shennan A, Devane D.

Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women. Cochrane Database of Systematic ReviewsIssue 4. Art. No.: CD.

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Written by a team of international experts in their field, this book highlights lessons learned to help develop new ways of planning, implementing, evaluating and sustaining midwifery continuity of care for the benefit of women, babies and.

Background. Continuity in the context of healthcare refers to the perception of the client that care has been connected and coherent over time. For over a decade professionals providing maternity and child and family health (CFH) services in Australia and internationally have emphasised the importance of continuity of care for women, families and by:

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