Birth Centres -- Easy Targets

December 2006
Midwifery Matters;Winter2006, Issue 111, p29
Academic Journal
The article reports that the country women and midwives are threatened with the indefinite closure and reopening of birth centers in Great Britain. This situation has been occurring in the country ever since. The need of clear direction of the Department of Health demanding all Primary Care Trust (PCT) to provide for and staff low technological facilities for birth. The easy way to achieve it would be the implementation of funds for the National Health Service (NHS) Community Midwifery Model.


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