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Making it better for mother and baby: a strategy or a sop?

Deery, Ruth, Hughes, Deborah and Kirkham, Mavis (2007) Making it better for mother and baby: a strategy or a sop? Midwifery Matters (113). pp. 2-3. ISSN 0961-1479

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    Abstract

    Sheila Shribman, National Clinical Director for Children,
    Young People and Maternity Services, has recently presented
    the current widespread reconfiguration of maternity
    services as an opportunity to improve choice for
    women (Shribman, 2007). Important parts of this strategy
    are midwife-led units, whether free-standing birth centres
    or ‘alongside’ midwife-led units located on the same
    premises as consultant-led maternity units. Whilst the
    rational for such units is partially to satisfy the demands of
    Health Overview and Scrutiny Committees, they also fulfil
    important roles in terms of effectiveness and efficacy.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Reproduced by kind permission of The Association of Radical Midwives Originally pubished in Midwifery Matters Issue 113 Summer 2007 pp 2-3 © ARM
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
    Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
    School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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    Depositing User: Sara Taylor
    Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2008 10:08
    Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 15:11
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/1064

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