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Study finds associations between ethnicity and types of anaesthetic care provided to women while giving birth

Close up of a pregnant woman with hands on her stomach.

Published on Thursday, 09 March 2023 Tweet

A team of researchers including Professor Marian Knight MBE from Oxford Population Health's National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit and Dr Raph Goldacre from the University of Oxford's Big Data Institute, along with NHS anaesthetic consultant colleagues based in Cambridge, Harrow, and Coventry, have found that there may be inequalities linked to ethnicity and the type of anaesthetic care that is provided to women while giving birth. The results are published in Anaesthesia.

For more information, read the full article on the OxPoP website.

Updated: Wednesday, 22 March 2023 13:51 (v3)