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Table 8 Negative aspects of caseload identified by caseload midwives for themselves personally (two year survey only)

From: Comparing satisfaction and burnout between caseload and standard care midwives: findings from two cross-sectional surveys conducted in Victoria, Australia

Theme (n = 20)
On-call (uncertainty, unpredictable) 12
Long hours 7
Limitations of the model (being unavailable for women) 3
Isolation 3
Demanding (hard to switch off) 2
Impact on plans for leave and travel 2
Periods of downtime 1
Part-time hours excessive 1
Providing back up for others midwives 1
Change in partner 1
Lack of support (management, staff, Drs) 1
Finding balance 1