Examines issues raised by Changing Childbirth . Summarizes an IMS/RCM report and is based on research in maternity units at different stages in the adoption of various approaches to developing continuity of care. It is concerned with the effect on midwives′ working lives and explores issues of grading, responsibility, working hours, career progression and job satisfaction.
Health Manpower Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 1994
Keywords: Career development; Community nursing; Flexibility; Hospitals; Job grading; Maternity services; Midwives; Shiftwork; Teams; Working hours