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Digital Midwife

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Full Time
As part of the Maternity team, you will have responsibility for all aspects of the use and development of the maternity information systems. You will co-ordinate and provide IT education, training and have overall responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of data within the service. You will work closely with staff to ensure that they are supported with inputting data correctly. Your role will include supporting the process of monthly reports of KPI, the maternity dashboard and cross checking of data to ensure accuracy.

You will work with members of the multidisciplinary team within the hospital and community venues, including Midwifery staff, medical personnel, coding, contracts, information and IT. You will deliver information based on current evidence based research.

Main duties of the job

. Be responsible for all aspects of the ongoing management and development of the maternity information system

Lead in implementing new solutions as the needs of Maternity service change and the capabilities of the IT systems evolve

Work in collaboration with the IT Supplier and technical staff at the Trust and the IT Providers to implement new interfaces to other Trust and Maternity systems as the needs of Maternity services change and the capabilities of the system evolve

Support in the process for submitting monthly dashboard and quarterly KPI information

. Liaise with the coding team to ensure correct coding and payment pathways

. Work with the Information Department in submitting the monthly MSDS report

. Liaise with the Hearing Screening team, Child Health Hub and Birth Registration to ensure correct information transfer of birth notifications and receipt of NHS numbers

. Support the Antenatal and Newborn Screening Team with data collection and submission for national and regional data submissions

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Education & Qulifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • Teaching 'qualification' (ENB 997 or equivalent/MSSP)
  • Excellent IT knowledge - Microsoft office, Excel, European Computer Driving License (ECDL) Word and PowerPoint software
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development

Knowledge & Experience


  • Two to three years post registration experience at Band 7
  • Experience in all areas of Midwifery practice, including quality improvement and project management
  • Evidence of understanding and facilitating change in practice
  • An understanding of current developments in the NHS
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the concept of clinical and shared governance
  • Demonstrates an understanding of evidence-based practice
  • Experience of working with healthcare clinical IT systems


  • Good understanding of digital systems and advances to develop and manage electronic patient records
  • In-depth understanding of the Maternity Services Data Set (MSDS) and ability to apply the findings to improve service delivery

Skills & Abilities


  • Demonstrate the ability to influence others, command respect, share ideas and utilise feedback effectively
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Change management skills
  • Evidence of relevant involvement in meeting the Trust's clinical governance objectives
  • Good project worker
  • Can prioritise workload effectively and practice as an autonomous practitioner
  • Presenting and teaching skills

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to deal calmly with a range of personalities and situations
  • Committed to the provision of a high-quality safe service for women and their families
  • Ability to work collaboratively and strategically
  • Ability to exercise own initiative and work to deadlines

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park/Central Middlesex/Ealing hospitals

Waftord Road



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