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Continuity of Care in Maternity Services – The Implications for Midwives

Continuity of Care in Maternity Services – The Implications for Midwives 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Health Manpower Management Emerald Publishing

Continuity of Care in Maternity Services – The Implications for Midwives

Health Manpower Management , Volume 20 (3): 7 – Aug 1, 1994

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0955-2065
DOI
10.1108/09552069410064892
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Abstract

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.

Journal

Health Manpower ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1994

Keywords: Career development; Community nursing; Flexibility; Hospitals; Job grading; Maternity services; Midwives; Shiftwork; Teams; Working hours

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