Maternity Services Presentation to Norfolk County Council Health Scrutiny Committee 24 February 2005.

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<ul><li><p>Maternity Services Presentation to Norfolk County Council Health Scrutiny Committee24 February 2005 </p></li><li><p>Presentation Team </p><p>Moira Logie</p><p>Sue Marshall</p><p>Neal Barker </p><p>Director of Operations</p><p>Head of Midwifery</p><p>Divisional General Manager </p></li><li><p>Maternity Services Description of the Services Consider the Womens JourneyMidwifery Recruitment &amp; RetentionMeasuring SuccessFuture Plans </p></li><li><p>Maternity Services The NNUH is a centre of excellence providing a modern maternity service to both high and low risk mothers and their babies .The maternity service is provided collaboratively by midwives, obstetricians &amp; general practitioners.</p></li><li><p>Some Facts &amp; Figures 5120 births in 2004.150 home births1196 caesarean sections2 sets of triplets83 sets of twins68 water birthsPatch covered by the NNUH service =1200 square miles. Average mileage of a community midwife = 7000 miles per year.</p></li><li><p>The Womens JourneyANTENATAL LEADING UP TO THE BIRTH</p><p>INTRAPARTUM AROUND THE BIRTH</p><p>POST NATAL FOLLOWING THE BIRTH</p></li><li><p>Recruitment &amp; Retention of MidwivesWe have 134 whole time equivalent (WTE) midwives in post , supported by 35(WTE) nursing assistants. </p><p>The national shortage of midwives is being felt locally and regionally.</p></li><li><p>Recruitment &amp; Retention of MidwivesWhat we are doing about itMidwifery Training Midwifery Micro site by end of FebruaryRetention Stable at presentImproving Working LivesNational recruitment </p></li><li><p>Measuring SuccessFeedback- from users.Low complaint rate Staff survey- to be carried out this yearLSA Audit of Practice via SOMCNST- Level 2 External reviews </p></li><li><p>Future Plans Formalise a Maternity Services Development plan with Stakeholders. Expected outputs:</p><p>Maternity Services StrategyLong-term visionSustainable model for the delivery and modernisation of maternity care</p></li><li><p>NNUH Contact Points:Moira Logie, Director of Operations Tel: 01603-287553 Email: </p><p>Neal Barker, Divisional General ManagerTel:01603-286302 Email:</p><p>Sue Marshall, Head of Midwifery Tel: 01603-287127 Email: </p></li></ul>


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