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NHS Education for Scotland

A skilled and sustainable workforce for a healthier Scotland

Maternal health

The Maternal Health team supports NHSScotland in ensuring that the maternity care workforce, including the wider health and social care sector, support women and families.

What we do

We are responsible for supporting the workforce with:

Our resources are hosted in three areas:

The NES Knowledge Network Maternal Health Portal has:

  • more information about our work
  • access to midwifery-related journal articles and educational materials
  • access to our communities of practice

Scottish Multi-professional Maternity Development programme (SMMDP) courses and resources are accessed through their website.

We also have a range of educational resources on Turas Learn


Scottish Multi-professional Maternity Development Programme (SMMDP)

Turas Learn

The Best Start: A Five-Year Forward Plan for Maternity and Neonatal Care in Scotland

The Midwifery Workforce and Education Review for Scotland [PDF]

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Last updated: 27/09/2020

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