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Women's views on the visiting restrictions during COVID-19 in an Irish maternity hospital

This study aimed to gain an understanding of women's experiences of visiting restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 and to provide information to inform policy development in relation to visiting..

Investigation of informed consent procedures initiated in the intrapartum period

There is common agreement that the three key elements of informed consent, voluntarism, information disclosure (Office for Human Research Protections, 1979) and the decision-making capacity of an...

People with learning disabilities accessing maternity services

Public Health England has estimated that 1 087 100 people in England, including 930 400 adults, have a degree of learning difficulty (Public Health England Learning Disabilities Observatory, 2015)...

The experiences of pregnant migrant women in detention: A qualitative study

Pregnant migrant women can be held in detention in the UK for a number of reasons These include on arrival, while awaiting a decision on their right to entry; if they have been refused permission to...

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