Principal lecturer (midwifery), University of Hertfordshire
Induction of labour: How do women get information and make decisions? Findings of a qualitative study
Induction of labour is one of the most frequently performed interventions in pregnancy, accounting for around 25% of all births in England (NHS Digital, 2017) Induction carries the risk of further...
Education provision for the newborn physical examination as a post-registration module: National survey
In recent years there has been a gradual move towards qualified midwives undertaking the newborn infant physical examination (NIPE) as part of their extended role The reasons behind this have been...
Including the newborn physical examination in the pre-registration midwifery curriculum: National survey
Midwives are responsible for undertaking a preliminary examination of the newborn at birth to ascertain any obvious signs of abnormality and, thereafter, to undertake a daily examination in accordance...
The newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) is an integral part of child health surveillance in the UK, with current standards recommending all babies have a NIPE performed within 72 hours of...
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