Cooper, M., Madeley, A. M., Burns, E., & Feeley, C. (2023). Understanding the barriers and facilitators related to birthing pool use from organisational and multi-professional perspectives: a mixed-methods systematic review. Reproductive health, 20(1), 147.

Carina Okiki, Giada Giusmin, Jane Carpenter, Louise Hunter (2023) Choosing Midwifery − The perceptions and experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants to midwifery programmes: A mixed methods study. Nurse Education in Practice, Vol 69 103626,

The Transition to Parenthood after IVF: An Introduction for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, 2023. This book draws on empirical research and the broader social sciences literature to explore how experiences of IVF can affect the transition to parenthood for non-donor infertile couples.

Burns E, Feeley C, Hall PJ, et al. (2022) Systematic review and meta-analysis to examine intrapartum interventions, and maternal and neonatal outcomes following immersion in water during labour and waterbirth. BMJ Open 2022;12: e056517. doi:10.1136/

October 2023: The altmetrics for this review show continued significant reach and level of interest

Mounce G, Allan HT, Carey N (2022) '"Just have some IVF!": A longitudinal ethnographic study of couples' experiences of seeking fertility treatment', Sociology of Health & Illness 44 (2022) pp.308-327 ISSN: 0141-9889 eISSN: 1467-9566


Feeley, C., Cooper, M., & Burns, E. (2021). A systematic meta-thematic synthesis to examine the views and experiences of women following water immersion during labour and waterbirth. Journal of advanced nursing, 77(7), 2942–2956.

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. 

Ethel Burns contributed to this letter which adds to current debate regarding the OASI Care Bundle. BJOG, 20 July 2021.

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.


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. 

Local guidelines for admission to UK midwifery units compared with national guidance: A national survey using the UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS), Ceri Glenister,Ethel Burns,Rachel Rowe, 20 October 2020.