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Factors influencing the utilisation of free-standing and alongside midwifery units in England: A Mixed Methods Research Study
Project title: Factors influencing the utilisation of free-standing and alongside midwifery units in England: A Mixed Methods Research Study
Call to action: 14/04 14/04 HS&DR Researcher-led call
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Dr Denis Walsh
Lead Author: Dr Denis Walsh
Contractor: The University of Nottingham
Co-investigators: Dr Jane Wilkinson, Dr Miranda Scanlon, Dr Simon Bishop, Emeritus Professor Lorraine Culley, Mrs Lynne Pacanowski, Ms Sonia Byers, Professor Christine McCourt, Professor Helen Spiby, Professor James Thornton.
Started: December 2015 | Status: Published March 2020
This study found that the number and utilisation of midwifery units has increased since 2011; however, significant obstacles remain to midwifery units, especially 'free-standing' units, reaching their full potential.
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