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Midwife


Definition:

A person who has required qualifications, confirmed by appropriate documents, to perform the profession of a nurse, which consists of providing health services, and in particular in the scope of nursing, prevention, diagnosis, curative, rehabilitation and health promotion services, connected with care over a pregnant woman, a childbearing woman, a woman lying-in and an infant.



A midwife provides health services employment in Walfare homes and facilities, nurseries and children's clubs.


Source:
  • Act of 15 July 2011 on the Occupation of Nurses and Midwives
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2019 r. poz. 576, z późn. zm.)

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