Community midwives needed for interview study into diagnostic technology
The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences is seeking midwives with recent experience working in the community, who are willing to share their thoughts on diagnostic technology (such as urine dipsticks, bilirubinometers, and carbon monoxide monitors).
We’re interested in:
- Midwives experiences and opinions of existing technologies and how they could be developed to improve patient care.
- What midwives feel is missing and would be helpful, so that tests can be designed that are fit for purpose in the community.
Participants will be given a £20 Love2Shop voucher and a certificate for their NMC revalidation portfolio.
About the study:
Study title: Diagnostic technology in Community-based Midwifery Care: Midwives’ knowledge, experiences and perceptions
Ethics approval reference: R66855/RE001
The research team:
Holly Edmundson is a practicing midwife. She is supported by academics from The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and Oxford Brookes University. This is an exciting collaboration of expertise, with The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences having extensively investigated the use of diagnostic technology, and Oxford Brookes having a highly regarded midwifery research programme, as part of the Oxford Institute for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research (OxINMAHR).