Maternity Training

Question 1 WITH RESPECT TO MANDATORY MATERNITY TRAINING

 1.1 Maternity service manages training. There is a team of practice development midwives who support all levels of trained/medical and non-trained staff requirements.

1.2 There is a database to track mandatory training within the Trust. In addition, there is also a local database to ensure that all staff are closely monitored within the maternity service.

  • Mandatory maternity training includes the following:
  • Fetal monitoring
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Haemorrhage – APH/PPH
  • Maternal collapse
  • Breech delivery
  • Cord prolapse
  • Neonatal resus
  • Eclampsia
  • Safeguarding
  • Screening
  • Breast feeding
  • Clinical governance and safety
  • Intravenous management

1.4 The service provides 15 hours over 2 days class room and skills based learning – plus online training.

1.5 Annual training plus ad hoc sessions for staff who request further support. Skills drills are conducted as a minimum monthly and are multidisciplinary.

1.6 Minimum of annual. Class room /eLearning/one to one.

1.7 Training is conducted in house but all the CPD team plus specific staff groups attend courses externally such as PROMPT, ALSO, BFI, CTG and any other identified training to support role specific needs.

1.8 Yes – pre-course work books:

Precourse 2015

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1.9 Midwives – yes. This is built into the midwifery establishment based on the midwife to mother ratio and is set according to level.

Doctors – yes – deanery funding for trainees and budgeted for staff grades. Financial information not available.

1.10 As above

Question 2  WITH RESPECT TO NON-MANDATORY MATERNITY TRAINING

2.1  Yes

2.2  Yes – BEECH and ALERT courses.

2.3  In house

2.4  Midwives – Yes. This is built into the midwifery establishment based on the midwife to mother ratio and is set according to level.

Doctors – Yes.  Deanery funding for trainees and budgeted for staff grades.

Financial information not available.

2.5  Financial data not available

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