Effective Group Practice in Midwifery: Working with Women / Edition 1

Effective Group Practice in Midwifery: Working with Women / Edition 1

by Lesley Page
     
 

ISBN-10: 063203825X

ISBN-13: 9780632038251

Pub. Date: 01/17/1995

Publisher: Wiley

Midwives are moving away from fragmented systems of care toward group practice, a system that encourages the use of their skills and realizes their full potential. The government's Expert Maternity Report not only recognizes the value of continuity of care but formally advocates its use. This book provides midwives and managers with the practical information

Overview

Midwives are moving away from fragmented systems of care toward group practice, a system that encourages the use of their skills and realizes their full potential. The government's Expert Maternity Report not only recognizes the value of continuity of care but formally advocates its use. This book provides midwives and managers with the practical information required to shape organizations to meet this need, encourages midwives to work in partnership with women and their families, and evaluates the success of group practice emphasising the need to respond to change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632038251
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/17/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Background to Change; 1 Team Midwifery - A Personal Experience; 2 Putting Principles into Practice; 3 Developing Scholarship in Practice; 4 The Emancipated Doctor: A New Relationship between Midwife and Obstetrician; 5 Who's Left Holding the Baby? Meeting the Challenge of the Winterton Report; Part 2: Creating Change; 6 Transforming the Organization; 7 Continuity of Carer in Context: What Matters to Women? 8 Team Midwifery; Part 3: Reflection on change; 9 Working in Practice; 10 Teaching in Practice; 11 Seeking Effective Practice: The Work of the Clinical Leader; 12 Being and Becoming the Named Midwife; 13 Evaluating Innovations in the Organization of Midwifery Practice; References; Index

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