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Systematic exploration of local reviews of the care of maternal deaths in the UK and Ireland between 2012 and 2014: A case note review study (2019)
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Cross-Sudworth, F., Knight, M., Goodwin, L., & Kenyon, S. (2019). Systematic exploration of local reviews of the care of maternal deaths in the UK and Ireland between 2012 and 2014: A case note review study. BMJ Open, 9, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029552

Objectives Local reviews of the care of women who die in pregnancy and post-birth should be undertaken. We investigated the quantity and quality of hospital reviews. Design Anonymised case notes review. Participants All 233 women in the UK and... Read More about Systematic exploration of local reviews of the care of maternal deaths in the UK and Ireland between 2012 and 2014: A case note review study.

A systematic review of asylum-seeking women's views and experiences of UK maternity care (2019)
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McKnight, P., Goodwin, L., & Kenyon, S. (2019). A systematic review of asylum-seeking women's views and experiences of UK maternity care. Midwifery, 77, 16-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.06.007

Objective To explore and synthesise evidence of asylum-seeking women's experiences of maternity care in the UK. Design A systematic review and thematic synthesis of peer-reviewed qualitative evidence. Relevant databases were searched from 2000 u... Read More about A systematic review of asylum-seeking women's views and experiences of UK maternity care.

Midwives’ perspectives of continuity based working in the UK: A cross-sectional survey (2019)
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Taylor, B., Cross-Sudworth, F., Goodwin, L., Kenyon, S., & MacArthur, C. (2019). Midwives’ perspectives of continuity based working in the UK: A cross-sectional survey. Midwifery, 75, 127-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.05.005

Objective: UK policy is advocating continuity of midwife throughout the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal period in order to improve outcomes. We explored the working patterns that midwives are willing and able to adopt, barriers to change, and wh... Read More about Midwives’ perspectives of continuity based working in the UK: A cross-sectional survey.

Task shifting Midwifery Support Workers as the second health worker at a home birth in the UK: A qualitative study (2018)
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Taylor, B., Henshall, C., Goodwin, L., & Kenyon, S. (2018). Task shifting Midwifery Support Workers as the second health worker at a home birth in the UK: A qualitative study. Midwifery, 62, 109-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.03.003

Objective: Traditionally two midwives attend home births in the UK. This paper explores the implementation of a new home birth care model where births to low risk women are attended by one midwife and one Midwifery Support Worker (MSW). Design an... Read More about Task shifting Midwifery Support Workers as the second health worker at a home birth in the UK: A qualitative study.

Improving the quality and content of midwives’ discussions with low-risk women about their options for place of birth: Co-production and evaluation of an intervention package (2018)
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Henshall, C., Taylor, B., Goodwin, L., Farre, A., Jones, M. E., & Kenyon, S. (2018). Improving the quality and content of midwives’ discussions with low-risk women about their options for place of birth: Co-production and evaluation of an intervention package. Midwifery, 59, 118-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.01.016

Objective: Women's planned place of birth is gaining increasing importance in the UK, however evidence suggests that there is variation in the content of community midwives’ discussions with low risk women about their place of birth options. The obje... Read More about Improving the quality and content of midwives’ discussions with low-risk women about their options for place of birth: Co-production and evaluation of an intervention package.

The midwife–woman relationship in a South Wales community: Experiences of midwives and migrant Pakistani women in early pregnancy (2017)
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Goodwin, L., Hunter, B., & Jones, A. (2018). The midwife–woman relationship in a South Wales community: Experiences of midwives and migrant Pakistani women in early pregnancy. Health Expectations, 21(1), 347-357. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12629

Background: In 2015, 27.5% of births in England and Wales were to mothers born outside of the UK. Compared to their White British peers, minority ethnic and migrant women are at a significantly higher risk of maternal and perinatal mortality, along w... Read More about The midwife–woman relationship in a South Wales community: Experiences of midwives and migrant Pakistani women in early pregnancy.

Midwives' experiences of performing maternal observations and escalating concerns: A focus group study (2017)
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Jeffery, J., Hewison, A., Goodwin, L., & Kenyon, S. (2017). Midwives' experiences of performing maternal observations and escalating concerns: A focus group study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1472-8

Background: For the past decade, Maternal Mortality Reports, published in the United Kingdom every three years, have consistently raised concerns about maternal observations in maternity care. The reports identify that observations are not being done... Read More about Midwives' experiences of performing maternal observations and escalating concerns: A focus group study.

Immigration and continuing inequalities in maternity outcomes: Time to reexplore the client–provider relationship? (2015)
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Goodwin, L., Hunter, B., & Jones, A. (2015). Immigration and continuing inequalities in maternity outcomes: Time to reexplore the client–provider relationship?. International Journal of Childbirth, 5(1), 12-19. https://doi.org/10.1891/2156-5287.5.1.12

The United Kingdom has seen a substantial rise in immigration over the past 10 years. This new population has a high percentage of women of childbearing age (Office for National Statistics, 2012b), consequently placing an increased demand on U.K. mat... Read More about Immigration and continuing inequalities in maternity outcomes: Time to reexplore the client–provider relationship?.


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