Book DetailAuthor/Editor(s): Bridgit Dimond
Publication Date: April 18, 2006
Publisher: Books for Midwives
Size: 2.19 MB
Book DescriptionThis title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The aim of this book is to provide information that a midwife can use with confidence, knowing that the law is there to protect her and her clients. All information and case law has been thoroughly revised and updated and takes into account sensitive areas that midwives may face in practice including female genital mutilation, domestic violence, infertility treatment and issues surrounding the treatment of human tissue.
- Examines numerous new acts including the Human Tissue Act 2004, the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 and the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004
- Includes the New Midwives Rules, standards for LSAs and guidance by NMC and the new Fitness to Practice rules
- Includes the revised and renamed NMC Code of professional conduct