Policies and Guidelines
Policies and Guidelines
In order to enable a professional and effective service to women suffering and their carers we have produced a number of policies and guidelines for volunteers to enhance their work with us and ensure safe practice.
Below are a number of documents which you should familiarise yourself with and can refer back to as and when required.
We appreciate that the language used, such as "service users" may seem unfamiliar to the context of support work but for the sake of clarity and efficiency such terms are deemed necessary. PSS recognises that after a period of support has ended between a supporter and a sufferer a good friendship may develop and we do not wish to discourage this by promoting a professional relationship during the period of support. We naturally encourage friendships between volunteers also.
If you have any questions or need any points within these documents clarifying then please do not hesitate to contact Karen. Further, if there are any other policies or guidance you would like us to produce to better enable you in your volunteer role with us please get in touch and let us know.
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30% of pregnant women in paid employment need time off work due to NVP.
Nausea & vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) is very common, on average it affects 70-80% of pregnant women to a greater or lesser extent.
85% of pregnant women have two episodes of nausea per day.
You are not aloneIf you think you are suffering from HG please call us for support on: 024 7638 2020
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