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Working in collaboration to achieve UNICEF baby friendly accreditation

Leyland, EA and Bond, KS 2014, 'Working in collaboration to achieve UNICEF baby friendly accreditation' , The Practising Midwife, 17 (7) , pp. 26-28.

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Abstract

Effective training and education of health professionals is required to ensure that women receive the best education, support and advice to breastfeed (National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) 2006). In England it has been recommended that purchasing authorities should incorporate UNICEF standards into their commissioning plans (NICE 2006), thereby embedding the evidence into mainstream health and social services. Whilst many university programmes are underpinned with UNICEF standards, relatively few universities have achieved full accreditation in the UK (UNICEF 2009).

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: The Practising Midwife
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1461-3123
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Funders: University of Salford
Depositing User: Ms K S Bond
Date Deposited: 21 May 2015 13:35
Last Modified: 21 May 2015 13:35
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/34722

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