The Birthrate Plus Ward Acuity Tool was unveiled to RCM Conference 2016 by Programme Director Marie Washbrook and Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent,… Read more
The workforce planning system; Birthrate Plus® is based upon:
- An understanding of the total midwifery time required to care for women based on a minimum standard of providing one-to-one midwifery care throughout established labour
- 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 Southern Ireland, and more recently in Australia.
Birthrate Plus® is endorsed by NICE and covers the Workforce Planning methodology and the Intrapartum Acuity System. This is the culmination of… Read more
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 presented on the ward acuity tool at today's excellent conference at the SW Clinical Network https://t.co/...2C
Recruiting midwives 2 work with Birthrate+. Excellent response 2 RCM advert so far. Interested? Still time 2 apply @WeMidwives @MidwivesRCM
RT @NHSImprovement: A message from our chief executive, Jim Mackey #LondonAttacks #NHS https://t.co/...DH