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Journal Vol. 26, No. 3 — State of the NHS

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Good maternity care for all
Nadine Edwards and Jo Murphy-Lawless urge us to act now

Anything but Simple
Jo Murphy-Lawless shows why we need to understand the 2012 Health and Social Care Act

Things are different in Wales
Gill Boden discusses the Welsh NHS and maternity services

The search for continuity
Nicky Wesson and Natalie Carter look at some of the issues of continuity in NHS maternity care

Experiencing caseloading
Vicky Cottrill shares her birth story

Dutch Midwifery
Simone Valk and Rebekka Visser explain why Dutch midwifery is threatened by market forces

Interview with Wendy Savage
Beverley Beech seeks Wendy's views on the changes within the NHS

Continuity consensus emerging
Gill Boden describes progress being made towards caseloading care in London

Albany Midwifery Practice
Jude Davis talks about the launch of a new website exploring the Albany model of care

Brand new NHS Reinstatement Bill from Allyson Pollock gives hope to campaigners

My Airedale Midwife
An NHS midwifery caseloading initiative in Yorkshire

Research:
Nadine Edward reviews

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue: Obituary - Doris Buttry Haire, Keep our NHS Public - People's march for the NHS, HMOs

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