The second edition of this successful text is an essential and accessible guide to legal aspects of midwifery for all midwife supervisors, midwives, and midwifery students. Midwives will find this book provides them with the knowledge and understanding they require to make sense of the legal principles that affect their day-to-day work and allay their anxieties, encouraging them to extend and develop their practice safely and with confidence. This new edition includes new and revised case studies throughout. It also contains new sections on NHS accountability, the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Act, reproductive technologies and disciplinary pathways. * Relates legal issues to everyday midwifery practice* Written by an experienced midwife for midwives* Accessible, relevant and up-to-date
Professor Shirley R. Jones is currently the Head of School at the School of Women's Health, University of Central England, UK.
Introduction.Chapter 1 The Legal Framework.Chapter 2 The Statutory Profession of Midwifery.Chapter 3 The Statutory Regulation of Midwifery.Chapter 4 Accountability within the NHS.Chapter 5 Negligence in Midwifery Practice.Chapter 6 Consent and Refusal.Chapter 7 Use and Abuse of Information.Chapter 8 Aspects of Law Related to Reproduction and Child Protection.Chapter 9 Aspects of Employment Law.Chapter 10 Application to Midwifery Practice
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2nd Revised edition
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