Maternity leave

At A Glance

Maternity Leave - Further information

The NHS Scotland Maternity Policy and NHS Scotland Breastfeeding Policy sets out guidance in relation to Employee entitlements to maternity support leave and pay, and allows Managers to handle these issues in a consistent manner.  The procedure should be viewed by Practice Managers / Educational Supervisors and pregnant trainees as a first point of reference for the many questions facing trainees who are pregnant or acting as maternity supporters.  The procedures demonstrates NES's commitment to family friendly policies and are aimed at encouraging the retention of our skilled workforce.

Heather Blazejewski and Muriel Russell discuss the HR procedures for maternity leave in the video below:

Further information, including all the forms that require completion, can be found here.