'It looks good on paper': Transitions of care between midwives and child and family health nurses in New South Wales

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dc.contributor.author Homer, Caroline en_US
dc.contributor.author Henry, Kathryn en_US
dc.contributor.author Schmied, Virginia en_US
dc.contributor.author Kemp, Lynn en_US
dc.contributor.author Leap, Nicky en_US
dc.contributor.author Briggs, Carolyn en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:49:51Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:49:51Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008007984 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kemp Lynn et al. 2009, ''It looks good on paper': Transitions of care between midwives and child and family health nurses in New South Wales', Elsevier Inc, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 64-72. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1031-170X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9464
dc.description.abstract Background The way in which women and their babies transition from maternity services to the care of child and family health nurses differs across Australia. The aim of the study was to understand the transition of care from one service to another and how to promote collaboration in the first few weeks after the birth. Method A descriptive study was undertaken. All midwifery, child and family health and Families NSW managers in NSW were invited to participate by completing a questionnaire. Results There was a wide range of transition of care models. These varied by setting, geography, context and history. Three main models emerged from the analysis. These were as follows: 1. Structured, non-verbal communication system that relied on paper-based or computerised systems. This included either centralised referral or centre-based referral processes. 2. Liaison person model which was similar to purposeful contact, but with everything vested in one clinician who is responsible for the coordination and organisation. 3. Purposeful contact model which was mostly for identified at-risk women and included continuity of care with formal networks and face to face contact. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier Inc en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2009.01.004 en_US
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Women and Birth. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Women and Birth, Volume 22, Issue 2, June 2009, Pages 64–72 DOI#” http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2009.01.004
dc.title 'It looks good on paper': Transitions of care between midwives and child and family health nurses in New South Wales en_US
dc.parent Women and Birth en_US
dc.journal.volume 22 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 64 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 72 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Center for Midwifery, Child and Family Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111006 en_US
dc.personcode 995146 en_US
dc.personcode 0000053024 en_US
dc.personcode 950008 en_US
dc.personcode 0000053025 en_US
dc.personcode 995272 en_US
dc.personcode 867600 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Midwifery en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Midwives; Maternity services; Community child health; Child and family health nurses; Health visitors; Maternal and child health en_US
dc.staffid 867600 en_US


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