Smoothing out the transition of care between maternity and child and family health services: perspectives of child and family health nurses and midwives’

@inproceedings{Psaila2014SmoothingOT,
  title={Smoothing out the transition of care between maternity and child and family health services: perspectives of child and family health nurses and midwives’},
  author={Kim Psaila and Sue G Kruske and Cathrine Fowler and Caroline S E Homer and Virginia Schmied},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND In Australia, women who give birth are transitioned from maternity services to child and health services once their baby is born. This horizontal integration of services is known as Transition of Care (ToC). Little is known of the scope and processes of ToC for new mothers and the most effective way to provide continuity of services. The aim of this paper is to explore and describe the ToC between maternity services to CFH services from the perspective of Australian midwives and… CONTINUE READING