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Personalised maternity care elearning now available

Posted on: June 27th, 2023 by Louise Garrahan No Comments

An elearning programme about personalised care and support planning in maternity services is now available to access for free on the NHS Learning Hub.

The programme, which was produced by the Personalised Care Institute, takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and discusses how healthcare professionals can support women to make safe and informed decisions during their antenatal care and delivery.

Using a case-based approach, it discusses consultation skills and methods which midwives and maternity staff can use, as well as the IDecide tool.
For more information and to access the resource, please visit the Choice and Personalised Care in Maternity Services programme page.

Easy access maternity elearning catalogue now available

Posted on: May 18th, 2022 by Louise Garrahan No Comments

Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) has worked with HEE midwifery leads, maternity and the neonatal digital steering group to develop a catalogue of resources for maternity staff to access key elearning to support the delivery of care for women and families.

The Maternity Resources: Ockenden Immediate and Essential Actions catalogue comprises existing programmes on the elfh Hub that have been collated into 1 easily accessible learning package.

A comprehensive suite of programmes within the catalogue provides high quality training relevant to staff working in maternity services such as midwives, neonatal nurses, obstetricians, maternity healthcare support workers and paediatric staff. The programmes feature individual sessions which cover a host of topics including medical problems in pregnancy, fetal monitoring and preterm birth.

The catalogue has been developed to support the findings of the Ockenden report  and to enable the workforce to respond to Local Actions for Learning (LAfL) and Immediate and Essential Actions (IEAs) for the system.

The new maternity catalogue supports the successful delivery of these LAfL and IEAs by making elearning more easily accessible as a ‘one stop shop’ for maternity services colleagues.

Professor Wendy Reid, Education, Quality and Medical Director at HEE, said: “We are delighted to take this positive step to support improvements to the delivery of maternity services across the country. This catalogue will make it easier for health and care colleagues to access high quality learning resources on many aspects of maternity care to help ensure that the NHS in England is one of the safest places in the world to have a baby.”

For more information and to access the free-of-charge catalogue, please visit the Maternity Resources: Ockenden Immediate and Essential Actions programme page

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