General practitioners' views of working with team midwifery

Farquhar, M, Camilleri-Ferrante, C and Todd, C (2000) General practitioners' views of working with team midwifery. British Journal of General Practice, 50 (452). pp. 211-213. ISSN 0960-1643

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Abstract

This report presents the results of a survey of general practitioners (GPs) working alongside a midwifery team in south-east England. Sixty-nine per cent of the GPs thought team midwifery was a good idea in theory. However, just 37% thought it was working well locally and 56% reported that they would like to go back to working in the way they did before. Of greatest concern was the decline in interprofessional communications and the loss of continuity for patients. Therefore, team midwifery, as implemented in this locality, may not attain the goals aimed at by the organisation of care in this way.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: attitude of health personnel,continuity of patient care,england,female,humans,interprofessional relations,midwifery,team nursing,family physicians,pregnancy
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2016 11:00
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2020 01:53
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/61092
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