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Emily Maclean

Student Midwife King's College London Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Medical students' experiences working with midwives on NHS labour wards: a qualitative study

The study took an epistemological position of ‘critical realism’, which sees reality as being uniform but also mediated by perceptions and beliefs (Barnett-Page and Thomas, 2009). The data collection...

Research roundup: February 2016

Domestic abuse in pregnancy Good antenatal care depends on midwives understanding the nuances of domestic abuse, especially given that 30% of women who experience it do so in pregnancy (Edin et al,...

What to expect when you're expecting? Representations of birth in British newspapers

Stories of childbirth make for engaging reading in newspapers, but to what effect on the future mothers who pick them up? Public scepticism over the values driving Britain's mass media has intensified...

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