Access for Endorsed Midwives into Public Maternity Units

Applicable to: This Policy is applicable to all Health Service Providers that provide maternity services.

Description: WA Health aims to develop, deliver and provide maternal and newborn services that are safe, integrated, effective, and responsive to the individual needs of women and their babies. The purpose of this Policy is to ensure Health Service Providers support safe and high quality maternity care within the Western Australian public health system by enabling Endorsed Midwives to access public maternity units through a Licensing Agreement for the purposes of delivering maternity services to their private clients.

Date of effect: 27 September 2018 to 27 September 2021

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