Theme 5: How health services are organised and deliver care
Alderdice F, Malouf R, McLeish J, Roberts N and Rowe R. What evidence is available about the use and effectiveness of collaborative midwife continuity of care models to improve pregnancy outcomes for women with medical and obstetric complexity? A scoping review. Oxford: NIHR PRU-MNHC, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford 2022. ISBN: 978-1-7392619-0-0
How do midwifery units vary in the way they identify women who are most suitable to give birth in a midwifery unit and how can we safely offer this option to more women? Rachel Rowe (Lead), Ceri Glenister, Jenny Kurinczuk, Marian Knight
Glenister C, Burns E, Rowe R. Local guidelines for admission to UK midwifery units compared with national guidance: A national survey using the UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS). PLOS ONE. 2020;15(10):e0239311.
When a woman bleeds heavily after birth, how safely is this managed in units where there are only midwives and no doctors? Rachel Rowe (Lead), Jenny Kurinczuk, Marian Knight, Julia Saunders