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Author Allen, Isobel (Health care researcher)

Title A leading role for midwives? : evaluation of midwifery group practice development projects / Isobel Allen, Shirley Bourke Dowling, Sandra Williams
Published London : Policy Studies Institute, [1997?]


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Description xii, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Series PSI research report ; 832
PSI research report ; 832
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Aims and organisation of the midwifery group practices -- 3. Activity and workload of the midwifery group par[D[Dractices -- 4. Labour, delivery and the postnatal period -- 5. Women's experience of antenatal care -- 6. Women's experiences of birth and postnatal care -- 7. The midwifery group par[D[Dractice midwives -- 8. General practitioners and consultant obstetricians -- 9. Contracts, purchasing and funding arrangements -- 10. Discussion of findings
Analysis Childbirth
Great Britain
Maternal health
Overseas item
Notes "Evaluate[s] three midwifery group practices and assess[es] the effectiveness of these pilot projects in offering a model for the organisation, or reorganisation, of service delivery"--P. 1
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Maternal and infant welfare -- England -- London.
Maternal health services -- Standards -- England -- London.
Midwives -- Practice -- England -- London.
Maternal health services -- Great Britain.
Midwives -- Great Britain.
Obstetrics -- Practice -- England -- London.
Team midwifery -- Great Britain.
Author Dowling, Shirley Bourke.
Williams, Sandra, 1953-
Policy Studies Institute.
ISBN 0853747067