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Framework Title: Health (Maternity and Paediatric Support)
Level/s: 3
Issuing Authority: Skills for Health
Issue Date: 19/06/2023

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This framework aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting Maternity and Paediatric Professionals.

Various support roles work alongside Maternity and Paediatric Health Professionals (eg doctors, midwives, nurses, allied health professionals) to provide patient care in a range of settings including clinics, people’s homes and hospitals. Designed as a work-based programme this framework includes qualifications at Level 3.

This framework and the qualifications within it have been designed and developed with a wide range of stakeholders including employers.The average duration for completion of a framework is 18 months.


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