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University Medical Center Groningen

dr. E.I. (Esther) Feijen-de Jong

Assistant professor midwifery/midwife
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Esther Feijen-de Jong is an expert in maternity care. In this discipline, she has conducted several studies focusing on the organization of maternity care. In this research she has two priorities:
1. Improving care for women in a vulnerable position. This research focuses on how to better connect maternity care to the needs of this group of women. Relationship-based care is an important theme in this. All this to improve access to care.
2. Monitoring and improving the well-being of (student) midwives. From the start in midwifery education to the retirement of midwives.

Other positions

Member of the board Consortium Pregnancy and Birth North-Netherlands
Member advisory board education Royal Dutch Organisation of Midwives
Lid werkgroep nieuwe standaard prenatale begeleiding KNOV
Lid klankbordgroep "duurzame inzetbaarheid verloskundigen" KNOV
Ontwikkelaar master verloskunde (start sept 2023)
Lid lokale coalitie Kansrijke Start Groningen
Lid regiegroep Kansrijke Start Provincie Groningen
Lid adviesraad monitoring Kansrijke Start, RIVM
Last modified:01 March 2024 12.22 p.m.

Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands