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Being a newly qualified midwife in continuity of carer: what is it really like?

Wilson, Caitlin, Ingram, D., Lyons, J. and Groves, S. (2020) Being a newly qualified midwife in continuity of carer: what is it really like? The Practising Midwife, 23 (11). pp. 29-31. ISSN 1461-3123

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With the expansion of continuity of carer (CoC) – to include 51% of women in our services by 2021 – newly qualified midwives (NQM) will become increasingly integral to this transformation.1 Students entering midwifery education will have CoC threaded throughout their course, making them highly skilled and able to embrace this new way of working.2,3 During the development of local teams as described by Better Births,4 NQM have been central and included in each new team. Their experiences of this are important. We asked three NQM, Daisy, Julia and Sharon, to share their experiences of working in a CoC model.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: Continuity of Carer (CoC), newly qualified midwives
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Caitlin Wilson
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2022 10:58
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022 10:58

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