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Supporting Breastfeeding Establishment among Socially Disadvantaged Women: A Meta-Synthesis

Journal Article
MacVicar, S., Kirkpatrick, P., Humphrey, T., & Forbes-McKay, K. E. (2015)
Supporting Breastfeeding Establishment among Socially Disadvantaged Women: A Meta-Synthesis. Birth, 42(4), 290-298. https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12180
Background Many women from socially disadvantaged groups discontinue breastfeeding in the early postnatal period before lactation is fully established. This suggests that exis...

Introduction to sociology for health carers

Book
Walsh, M., & Tait, D. (2014)
Introduction to sociology for health carers. (2nd). Cengage
Now in its second edition, An Introduction to Sociology for Health Carers provides an accessible grounding for all nursing and health care students who have little previous ex...

The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of breast-feeding support for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review

Journal Article
MacVicar, S., & Kirkpatrick, P. (2014)
The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of breast-feeding support for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 12(6), 420-476. https://doi.org/10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1561
Background: Breast‐feeding is considered the optimum method of infant nutrition conveying health and psychological benefits for mother and baby. Women from disadvantaged group...

The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of interventions supporting the establishment of breast-feeding for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review protocol

Journal Article
MacVicar, S., & Wilcock, S. (2013)
The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of interventions supporting the establishment of breast-feeding for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 11(8), 48-63. https://doi.org/10.11124/jbisrir-2013-931
Review question/objective: The review question is ‘how effective are and what is the level of maternal satisfaction with interventions supporting breast‐feeding establishment ...

Saving Mothers’ Lives (formerly Why Mothers die): Reviewing maternal deaths to make motherhood safer 2003–2005

Journal Article
Mander, R., & Smith, G. D. (2008)
Saving Mothers’ Lives (formerly Why Mothers die): Reviewing maternal deaths to make motherhood safer 2003–2005. Midwifery, 24(1), 8-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2008.01.008
The Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (CEMDs) in the UK have a long, honourable and frequently rehearsed history. They originated in the early days of the twentieth ...

The implications of Ogilvie's syndrome for midwives and gastrointestinal nurses

Journal Article
Smith, G. D., & Mander, R. (2006)
The implications of Ogilvie's syndrome for midwives and gastrointestinal nurses. Gastrointestinal nursing, 4(10), 24-31
Ogilvie's syndrome is is an acute intestinal pseudo-obstruction associated with massive dilatation, usually of the colon, but also of the small intestine. Mechanical obstructi...

Telling the Tales and Stirring the Tea

Book
McHugh, N. (2003)
Telling the Tales and Stirring the Tea. In Wickham, S. (Ed.). Midwifery Best Practice, 87-93. Books for Midwives. ISBN 075068805X
The impact of storytelling in midwifery and childbirth.
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The Bassett Scholarship for improving midwifery perinatal bereavement care in Lothian

2020 - 2023
This proposal will provide a midwife interested in the area of bereavement the opportunity to undertake a PhD over a 3 year period. This undertaking will develop skills and understanding of midwives w...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £66,295

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) post perinatal loss: investigating final details for pilot trial and feasibility study

2019 - 2019
Approximately 3,500 women in the UK experience the trauma of perinatal loss each year. Up to 39% go on to develop perinatal PTSD. There is no effective treatment for these women, but EMDR is effective...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £33,319

Slowing the flow of zero day admissions to hospital: data linkage to inform intervention prioritisation along paediatric referral pathways

2019 - 2021
The number of children admitted to Scottish hospitals continues to rise, and this is due to cases admitted and discharged on the same day (“zero day admissions”). We do not currently know how best to ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,641

An evaluation of the Care 24 service

2018 - 2020
The overall aim of the evaluation is to explore the experience and assess how successfully the Care 24 service meets the intended aims of the service initiative from the perspectives of families who h...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £43,255

A brief school-based intervention to reduce sunburn in adolescence: A feasibility study

2018 - 2018
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £1,273

NIHR global group: reducing childhood mortality through prevention of preterm birth mortality and morbidity and stillbirth.

2018 - 2021
Our NIHR global health research group will develop and implement clinical strategies to reduce preterm birth and stillbirth related morbidity and mortality, and provide a platform for future clinical ...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £20,564

Scoping exercise to inform the development of an education strategy for the Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS)

2017 - 2019
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
Funder: Children's Hospice Association Scotland | Value: £23,203

Breastfeeding and breast pumps - project development

2017 - 2019
Improving breastfeeding outcomes is an international and national priority for infant and maternal health. However, breastfeeding rates in Scotland are amongst the lowest in Europe and the duration o...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £73,971

Breastfeeding and Breast pumps Interventions - workshops

2017 - 2018
This funding is for collaborative workshops to develop data collection tools and intervention components to inform a definitive trial of a breast pump intervention. It is part of the BABI study funded...
Funder: NHS Health Scotland | Value: £3,040

Breast pumps survey analysis

2017 - 2018
The aim of this study is to analyse free text data generated via an online survey with mothers. The survey elicited opinions on the provision of a free breast pump or breast pump hire service for brea...
Funder: NHS Health Scotland | Value: £9,221