Evaluating a new course in postnatal care

Mitchell, M. and Doyle, M. (2002) Evaluating a new course in postnatal care. British Journal of Midwifery, 10 (12). pp. 746-750. ISSN 0969-4900 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/618

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2002.10.12.746


An innovative course has been developed and implemented to enable midwives to extend their role in the postnatal period. This is in response to the challenge for midwives to enhance their public health role. On completion of the course participants felt that they had developed practical strategies about where and how to improve the quality of postnatal care, up to and including the 6–week postnatal examination. This article reviews and evaluates this course and makes some suggestions for future developments for both education and practice.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:midwives, postnatal care, education
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences
Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Nursing and Midwifery
ID Code:618
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Deposited On:21 Jan 2010 13:03
Last Modified:09 Feb 2016 17:20

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