Ethel Burns contributed to this letter which adds to current debate regarding the OASI Care Bundle. BJOG, 20 July 2021. https://www.authorea.com/doi/full/10.22541/au.162676063.31310167
Join the discussion at this event with the Maternal and Newborn Form, RSM on 4 November 2021. https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/maternity-and-newborn/2021-22/mbq50/
Alessandra Morelli was responsible for the set up and management contributed to later stages of the study design and analysis of the BRIDGE-IT study in South East London - published in 2020 in the Lancet.
- Cameron, S. T., Glasier, A., McDaid, L., Radley, A., Baraitser, P., Stephenson, J., ... & Norrie, J. (2020). Use of effective contraception following provision of the progestogen-only pill for women presenting to community pharmacies for emergency contraception (Bridge-It): a pragmatic cluster-randomised crossover trial. The Lancet, 396(10262), 1585-1594. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31785-2/fulltext
See the NIHR report, July 2021
- Cameron, S. T., Glasier, A., McDaid, L., Radley, A., Patterson, S., Baraitser, P., ... & Norrie, J. (2021). Provision of the progestogen-only pill by community pharmacies as bridging contraception for women receiving emergency contraception: the Bridge-it RCT. Health technology assessment (Winchester, England), 25(27), 1. https://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/hta/hta25270/#/abstract
Sarah Fleming - skin care paper published.
- Fleming S, Hunter L (2021). Newborn skin-cleansing practices and their rationales: a systematic review of the literature. Evidence Based Midwifery 19(3): 31-40. https://radar.brookes.ac.uk/radar/file/a40d4596-d51d-4e44-82f4-efda91730eef/1/Newborn%20skin%20cleansing%20practices%20-%202021%20-%20Fleming%20Hunter.pdf
Labouring water and waterbirth, Claire Feeley and Ethel Burns.
Midwife Carina Okiki was appointed as a Postgraduate Research Assistant for 'An exploration of the application and learning experiences of BAME midwifery students (UREC 201430)' and has started interviewing student midwives.
On 10 February, Midwife Ceri Glenister presented a seminar on the publication based on her MSc dissertation project with supervisor Associate Professor, Rachel Rowe, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit. 'Local guidelines for admission to UK midwifery units compared with national guidance: A national survey using the UK Midwifery Study System' (UKMidSS).
A systematic meta-thematic synthesis to examine the views and experiences of women following water immersion during labour and waterbirth, Claire Feeley, Megan Cooper, Ethel Burns. First published 19 January 2021.
Publication: Ceri Glenister, MSc midwifery graduate (2019), compared local eligibility criteria for midwifery units with national criteria for her dissertation project. She was enabled access to a national database at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) by Dr Rachel Rowe who supervised her with Ethel Burns. Her study was published in Plos One on 20 October 2020.
MSc Project: Newborn skin-cleansing. A systematic literature review of seven studies investigated parents’ and carers’ newborn skin-cleansing practices in order to describe these practices and their underlying rationales. Findings demonstrated that cultural influences appeared to drive parental practices in relation to newborn skin-cleansing, and many parents were unwilling to break away from these.