TITLE

Independent Midwifery - an option for all - how close are we?

AUTHOR(S)
Van der Kooy, Brenda
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Midwifery Matters;Spring2010, Issue 124, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues on the option for midwifery to become an independent profession in Great Britain. The Independent Midwives UK (IM UK) has campaigned for the right of women to access midwife service regardless of her ability to pay and at the same time the right of midwives to independently and legally perform her duties within the National Health Service Community Midwifery Model. It is noted that government policy wants to offer such model to all women but the law has so far failed expectations.
ACCESSION #
48444359

 

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