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Factors influencing the utilisation of free-standing and alongside midwifery units in England: A Qualitative Research Study
(BMJ Open, 2020-02-17)
Objective: To identify factors influencing the provision, utilisation and sustainability of midwifery units (MUs) in England Design: Case studies, using individual interviews and focus groups, in six NHS Trust maternity ...
Factors influencing utilisation of ‘free-standing’ and ‘alongside’ midwifery units for low-risk births in England: a mixed-methods study
(National Institute for Health Research, 2020-03-02)
Abstract Background Midwifery-led units (MUs) are recommended for ‘low-risk’ births by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence but according to the National Audit Office were not available in one-quarter ...
Men, chronic illness and health work: accounts from male partners of women with endometriosis
Currently dominant in medical discourse, the concept of self‐management sees the responsibility for health and illness shift from the state to the individual. However, while this emphasis on individual responsibility and ...
Reframing egg donation in Europe: new regulatory challenges for a shifting landscape
The first birth from a donated egg was reported in Australia in 1984, ushering in a new era of possibilities for the treatment of infertility (1). Since then egg donation has undergone a number of technical, regulatory and ...