Statutory Supervision of Midwives

Statutory Supervision of Midwives : A Resource for Midwives and Mothers

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"Statutory Supervision of Midwives" is of unparalleled importance to the safe provision of maternity care and provides an essential framework that guides and supports midwives in their practice and professional lives. The development of "Statutory Supervision of Midwives - A Resource for Midwives and Mothers" builds on the previous work of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and incorporates the insights and experiences of supervisors of midwives and LSA midwifery officers.This is an excellent resource not only for those preparing to become supervisors but also for the wider midwifery profession and the public. This publication provides an excellent addition to the many resources and reference materials that are available to midwives and the profession. It provides a framework for exploring and creating the positive benefits that statutory supervision can bring and will influence hopefully the delivery and development of high quality, women and family centred maternity services.It contains: concise but important historical overview of statutory supervision; practical guidance on how to become a supervisor of midwives; information about how supervisors may assist mothers in accessing services of their choice; and, use of case studies and discussion points to facilitate learning and provide better understanding of the role that supervisors take in supporting midwives.
This publication is inclusive and embracing of all the different countries of the UK: Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England, and includes country-specific legislation and policy drivers where appropriate. The resource also contains suggested further reading. "Statutory Supervision of Midwives" is published in attractive ring binders to facilitate updating.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 105 pages
  • 245 x 302 x 35mm | 874g
  • Quay Books,a division of Mark Allen Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1856423476
  • 9781856423472

Author information

Astrid Osbourne, Supervisor of Midwives and Consultant Midwife and Professional Head of Midwifery, University College London Hospitals, London,Jill Demilew, Midwifery Adviser, Care Services - Programme and partnerships for Children, Families and Maternity, Department of Health, LondonPauline Esson, Head of Midwifery, University Hospital Lewisham, The Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust, LondonDiane Jones, Head of Midwifery and Supervisor of Midwives, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust, East LondonJoy Kirby, Local Supervising Authority Midwifery Offi cer, East of England LSAMary McElligott, Professional Practice Development Manager, NHS Western Isles, ScotlandCarolyn Moorhead, Teaching Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Belfast, Northern IrelandCathy Rogers, Supervisor of Midwives and Consultant Midwife Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust, and Associate Lecturer University of HertfordshireNancy Thomas, Professional Head of Midwifery Education, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, WalesVerena Wallace, LSAMO for the Northern, Western and Southern Boards, Northern Ireland
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