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Projects

Maternity Projects
Study Title Study Lead Health & Social Care Partner Organisations
Home Birth Projects Dr Sara Kenyon,
University of Birmingham
Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Place of Birth Projects Dr Sara Kenyon,
University of Birmingham
Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Birmingham Symptom specific Obstetric Triage System (BSOTS) Dr Sara Kenyon,
University of Birmingham
Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Pregnancy Outreach Services

  1. Antenatal Prophylactic Pelvic floor Exercises And Localisation (APPEAL)
  2. Preventing Excessive Gestational Weight Gain (POPS 2)
  3. Extending peer support services for new mothers at greatest social risk
Prof Christine MacArthur,
University of Birmingham
  1. PenCLAHRC, Birmingham Women's Hospital FT and; Warwick Business School.
  2. NIHR CLAHRC Oxford

Early Postnatal Discharge Projects
(Spans Maternity and Child Health)

  1. Examine effects of very early hospital discharge on women, babies and health professionals.

Dr Sara Kenyon,
University of Birmingham


Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust &
Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Trusts soon to merge)

BEEPS

Dr Beck Taylor,
University of Birmingham

Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust &
Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Trusts soon to merge)


Study Title Study Lead Health & Social Care Partner Organisations
Early Postnatal Discharge Projects
(Spans Maternity and Child Health)
  1. The effect of early postnatal discharge from hospital for healthy women and term infants: a systematic review.
  2. Neonatal hospitalisation in the first 28 days after birth: An exploratory cross-sectional study of preventable neonatal admissions in England 2008-2014.
  3. Maternal readmission rate and duration of postnatal length of hospital stay:A population-based cohort study
  4. Maternal readmission rate and duration of postnatal length of hospital stay: A population-based cohort study
1-3: Miss Ellie Jones,
University of Birmingham
(PhD studentship)

4: Dr Carole Cummins, University of Birmingham
Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust &
Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Trusts soon to merge)
Advanced Care Plans for children with life-limiting conditions Dr Karen Shaw,
University of Birmingham
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust
Magnolia House: New building, new service? A project to evaluate the early implementation and impact of Magnolia Dr Karen Shaw, University of Birmingham Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Evaluate the rollout of electronic prescribing
  1. Evaluate the rollout of electronic prescribing with bespoke paediatric decision support suitable to the UK setting across secondary and tertiary services in a children’s hospital.
  2. Staff perspectives in relation to practices, processes and policies for the prescribing and administration of medicines
  3. The implementation of electronic paediatric prescribing in paediatric hospital ward settings: understanding and evaluating the effects of implementing an electronic paediatric prescribing system on care provision and hospital work in paediatric hospital ward
Dr Carole Cummins, University of Birmingham Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Supporting parents of children with medical complexities
Dr Sally Bradshaw,
University of Birmingham
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Supporting parents of children experiencing healthcare transitions Dr Sally Bradshaw,
University of Birmingham
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust