In 2016–2017, 294% of women in the UK underwent a medical induction of labour (NHS Digital, 2017) This is an increase from the 149% in 2014–2015 (Hospital Episode Statistics Analysis, Health and...
The increased recognition of midwives as lead professionals in low-risk pregnancy and birth, and the proliferation of midwifery-led units within the NHS, have raised the profile of midwifery in the...
The drive for Birmingham Women's hospital to relook at its current service provision and improve choice around place of birth was in direct response to the findings in the Birthplace Study (Birthplace...
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