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Jackie Dent

Senior midwifery lecturer, Department of Health and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire

Exploring midwives' emotional wellbeing: evaluation of a survey using cognitive interviews

This article presents the process of survey development and the two pre-testing methods that preceded a conventional pilot: cognitive interviews and a discussion group. Cognitive interviews are...

Is it shift length or working practices that most affect midwives' wellbeing and ability to safely deliver care?

In 2016, the results from the NHS Staff Survey revealed that midwives reported the highest levels of work-related stress, more than any other NHS staff group (National NHS Staff Survey Co-ordination...

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