The proposal

This research is funded by an NIHR Advanced Fellowship. The entire process took about 2 years, from the early stages of writing (2018) to the time the fellowship began (2020). The final design of the research was influenced by further PPI work with service users and professionals in participating sites. Scientific Abstract Detailed Research Plan … Continue reading “The proposal”

Proposal Development: What do staff think?

In developing this proposal, I sought feedback from clinical leaders in the participating Trusts, as well as my research support team and personal international network of breech clinicians. In May 2019, a Physiological Breech Birth study day was held at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. This included presentation of the feasibility study design, with an … Continue reading “Proposal Development: What do staff think?”

Detailed Research Plan

1. What is the problem being addressed? A lack of high-quality, recent evidence undermines shared decision-making for women with breech pregnancies. Across the UK and internationally, women have raised concerns about a lack of support.5,6,7,8,9,10 While some women are relieved to be offered a caesarean section (CS), other women report no other option, causing ‘stress, anger, fear … Continue reading “Detailed Research Plan”