TITLE

The independent midwife

AUTHOR(S)
Page, Lesley
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
British Journal of Midwifery;Jun2004, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p360
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at opportunities for midwives to work with the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain towards the goal of greater health care accessibility for patients. Importance of the policy laid down by "Changing Childbirth"; Commitment of independent midwives to the NHS; Independent Midwives Association's interest in developing a national contract for work in the NHS; Suggestion that if primary care trusts commission maternity services directly there may be opportunities for independent midwives to contract with NHS.
ACCESSION #
13461743

 

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