We are delighted to announce that Birthrate Plus® has been endorsed by NICE. This endorsement covers the Workforce Planning methodology and the… Read more
The workforce planning system; Birthrate Plus® (Ball and Washbrook 1996) is based upon:
- The principle of one to one care in labour and delivery cited as the standard of care in several government reports (Short 1980, Winterton1992, Cumberlege 1993)
- A classification for intrapartum care which uses clinical indicators to assess the level of need of both mother and baby
- Collecting real time data on the length of time a woman required care during labour and delivery and an addition of extra midwife time for those with a high level of need/ intervention or emergency.
Birthrate Plus has also been implemented in non NHS services in the Channel Islands and in Eire, and more recently in Australia.
Birtrate Plus ® – Ward Acuity Tool Cath Murray, Project Midwife and Lead Adviser on Ward Acuity Project gives an update on the… Read more
Birthrate Plus ® has a long-standing association with maternity services in New South Wales. In 2004 the NSW Nurses Association (NSWNA) and NSW… Read more
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