Presentation on theme: "LSA Update Supervision of Midwives Public Health Agency LSA SoMs Conference Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey 4 March 2013 Verena Wallace LSA Midwifery Officer."— Presentation transcript:
LSA Update Supervision of Midwives Public Health Agency LSA SoMs Conference Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey 4 March 2013 Verena Wallace LSA Midwifery Officer Public Health Agency
Midwives rules and standards 2012 Printable format What’s new? Key points for SoMs
Supervision, Support & Safety NMC quality assurance of the LSAs
What’s next? Supervision of Midwives - integral to maternity services Trust level Maternity Services Strategy – planning the implementation Transforming your care (Compton Report) Presentation (annual) of SoMs report to Trust clinical governance committee and /or Trust Board. Consider ‘woman’s story’ approach Time and admin support for SoMs Increasing user involvement LSA level Training and updating for SoMs V4 MHHR LSA db – increasing use of LSAdb SoM development of SoMs annual reports Develop more templates and guidelines for SoMs work Midwives and Medicines – development of training pack and midwife monographs; joint work with LSA and NIPEC. New audit format; formal training for lay reviewers
LSA database Knowledge base SoMs Prep record SoMs work Using the reports
Regulator news NMC Nurses and midwives under investigation who admit all the charges against them will be able to provisionally agree a sanction with us (NMC), through a process called consensual panel determination. consensual panel determination Voluntary removalVoluntary removal, allows a nurse or midwife who is subject to a current or potential fitness to practise allegation and who admits that their fitness to practise is impaired, and does not intend to continue practising, to apply to be permanently removed from the register without a full public hearing.
Maternity Strategy Northern Ireland 2012 – new Maternity Strategy for NI Principles are: Outcomes Choice for women Evidence based care & information Joint RCM, RCOG, PHA, LSA and DHSS conference 21 March 2013 Lisburn ‘Maternity Strategy in NI – The Journey to Birth’ Multidisciplinary