The development of a quality model: measuring effective midwifery services (MEMS)

Julie Martin‐Hirsch (Project Manager, Bradford NHS Trust/Bradford Health, Bradford, UK)
Gillian Wright (Chair of Doctoral Programme, Management Centre, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK)

International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

ISSN: 0952-6862

Publication date: 1 April 1998

Abstract

In a wider debate on defining and measuring quality in health care, there is a particular need for frameworks for understanding and managing quality in specific specialties. This article addresses the definition and measurement of quality in maternity care. It develops a pro forma for monitoring and hence managing midwifery quality.

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Martin‐Hirsch, J. and Wright, G. (1998), "The development of a quality model: measuring effective midwifery services (MEMS)", International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 50-57. https://doi.org/10.1108/09526869810206071

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1998, MCB UP Limited

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