convened a Steering Group to Review Skill Mix in the Maternity Services. A copy
of the final report can be downloaded by clicking here.
A recommendation from the Steering Group was to develop a regional
programme for preparation of Maternity Support Workers.
taken forward work with the Health & Social Care Trusts and Beeches Management
Centre to develop a regional programme for preparation of
Maternity Support Workers.
A steering group
was established to take the work forward, chaired by Glynis Henry, Assistant
Director of Nursing, Southern Health & Social Care Trust. Work has been
completed on developing a generic Band 3 Job
Description which is currently being job evaluated.
The final meeting
of the steering group was held on 5th February 2010. The final draft of the
development programme for Maternity Support Workers was agreed subject to minor
amendments. The final programme is available by clicking
the first programme will be delivered in September 2010 under the auspices
of the Beeches Management Centre.
The final report
from this project can be downloaded by clicking
Agendas and notes of the Steering Group meetings can be viewed by clicking