The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition

The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition

Author(s): Shirley R. Jones, Rosemary Jenkins

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405110372

Online ISBN: 9780470774779

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774779

About this Book

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

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