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Miss Alessandra Morelli MSc, BSc


Alessandra Morelli is a research midwife working with UKMidSS. She is also a Clinical Midwifery Fellow at the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, and an Asssociate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University.


Morelli, A., Rogers, J., Sanders, J., Kurinczuk, J.J. and Rowe, R., 2023. Outcomes for women admitted for labour care to alongside midwifery units in the UK following a postpartum haemorrhage in a previous pregnancy: A national population-based cohort and nested case-control study using the UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS). Women and Birth, 36(3), pp.e361-e368.

Ali, S., Mactier, H., Morelli, A., Hurd, M., Placzek, A., Knight, M., Ladhani, S.N., Draper, E.S., Sharkey, D., Doherty, C. and Kurinczuk, J.J., 2023. Neonatal outcomes of maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection in the UK: a prospective cohort study using active surveillance. Pediatric Research, pp.1-6.

Brigante, L., Morelli, A., Jokinen, M., Plachcinski, R. and Rowe, R., 2022. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on midwifery-led service provision in the United Kingdom in 2020-21: Findings of three national surveys. Midwifery, 112, p.103390.

McCulloch, H., Morelli, A., Free, C., Syred, J., Botelle, R. and Baraitser, P., 2022. Agreement between self-reported and researcher-measured height, weight and blood pressure measurements for online prescription of the combined oral contraceptive pill: an observational study. BMJ open, 12(5), p.e054981.

Patterson, S., McDaid, L., Saunders, K., Battison, C., Glasier, A., Radley, A., Stephenson, J.M., Johnstone, A., Morelli, A., Sally, D. and Stewart, N., 2022. Improving effective contraception uptake through provision of bridging contraception within community pharmacies: findings from the Bridge-it Study process evaluation. BMJ open, 12(2), p.e057348.

Cameron, S.T., Glasier, A., McDaid, L., Radley, A., Patterson, S., Baraitser, P., Stephenson, J., Gilson, R., Battison, C., Cowle, K. and Vadiveloo, T., 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), p.1.

Baraitser, P., McCulloch, H., Morelli, A. and Free, C., 2020. How do users of a 'digital-only'contraceptive service provide biometric measurements and what does this teach us about safe and effective online care? A qualitative interview study. BMJ open, 10(9), p.e037851.

Shanks, S., Morelli, A., Ardines, E., Holdsworth, G. and Baraitser, P., 2020. Two-Way Text Messaging to Support Self-Care and Delivery of an Online Sexual Health Service: Mixed Methods Evaluation. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 8(8), p.e17191.

Cameron, S.T., Glasier, A., McDaid, L., Radley, A., Baraitser, P., Stephenson, J., Gilson, R., Battison, C., Cowle, K., Forrest, M. and Goulao, B., 2020. A pragmatic cluster randomised crossover trial to determine use of effective contraception following provision of the progestogen-only pill to women presenting to community pharmacies for emergency contraception: the Bridge-it study. Lancet.

Cameron, S., Baraitser, P., Glasier, A., McDaid, L., Norrie, J., Radley, A., Stephenson, J., Trussell, J., Battison, C., Cameron, S., Cowle, K., Forrest, M., Gilson, R., Goulao, B., Johnstone, A., McDonald, A., Morelli, A., Patterson, S., Sally, D. and Stewart, N. (2019). Pragmatic cluster randomised cohort cross-over trial to determine the effectiveness of bridging from emergency to regular contraception: the Bridge-It study protocol. BMJ Open, 9(10), p.e029978.

Morelli, A., Baraitser, P. and Syred, J., 2018, April. Addressing clinical sexual health questions of people living in south-east London through an online sexual health provider: a qualitative study. In HIV MEDICINE (Vol. 19, pp. S96-S96). 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY.

Valle, S., Pezzotti, P., Floridia, M., Pellegrini, M.G., Bernardi, S., Puro, V., Tamburrini, E., Rinaldi, I., Vittori, G., Perrelli, F. and Morelli, A., 2014. Percentage and determinants of missed HIV testing in pregnancy: a survey of women delivering in the Lazio region, Italy. AIDS care, 26(7), pp.899-906.