WG4: Members publish The Impact of the Physical Environment on Intrapartum Maternity Care: Identification of Eight Crucial Building Spaces published in HERD

Several WG4 COST Actiont members have contributed to an article published in HERD: Health Environmants & Research Design Journal. ABSTRACT: This article investigates whether the physical environment in which childbirth occurs impacts the intrapartum intervention rates and how this might happen. The study explores the spatial physical characteristics that can support the design of spaces… Continue reading WG4: Members publish The Impact of the Physical Environment on Intrapartum Maternity Care: Identification of Eight Crucial Building Spaces published in HERD

WG4 & WG6: Laura Iannuzzi, Deirdre Daly and Liv Bodil Eide co-publish The Impact of the Physical Environment on Intrapartum Maternity Care: Identification of Eight Crucial Building Spaces

COST Action’s Laura Iannuzzi, Deirdre Daly and Liv Bodil Eide have co-published a paper called: The Impact of the Physical Environment on Intrapartum Maternity Care: Identification of Eight Crucial Building Spaces in the Health Environments Research & Design Journal. Contributors: Nicoletta Setola, Eletta Naldi, Grazia Giulia Cocina, Liv Bodil Eide, Laura Iannuzzi  and Deirdre Daly… Continue reading WG4 & WG6: Laura Iannuzzi, Deirdre Daly and Liv Bodil Eide co-publish The Impact of the Physical Environment on Intrapartum Maternity Care: Identification of Eight Crucial Building Spaces

SYMPOSIUM: Ethical Implications of Improvement Science Research and Practice (Liverpool, Apr 29, 2019)

This COST Action’s Lucy Frith (University of Liverpool) is part of thgis symposium. THE ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF IMPROVEMENT SCIENCE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE: DEVELOPING A RESEARCH AGENDA Monday 29th April 2019 University of Liverpool London Campus, 33 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG A one day symposium – Supported by the Institute of Medical Ethics and the… Continue reading SYMPOSIUM: Ethical Implications of Improvement Science Research and Practice (Liverpool, Apr 29, 2019)

COST members publish Midwives’ contribution to normal childbirth care: Cross-sectional study in public-health settings

Several COST members have published a MidconBirth Study protocol: Midwives’ contribution to normal childbirth care: Cross-sectional study in public-health settings, the MidconBirth Study protocol ABSTRACT This paper presents the Protocol for a multicentre study that seeks to analyse the relationship between midwife care during childbirth and spontaneous vaginal birth. Each participating hospital collects outcome data… Continue reading COST members publish Midwives’ contribution to normal childbirth care: Cross-sectional study in public-health settings

REPORT: COST – Swiss Management Committee report

COST Action activities Meetings (Management committee, working groups, seminar, conferences, other) Eight COST-Action meetings were held in Brussels, Barcelona, Bergen, Sofia, Heaklion, Florence, Lucerne and Malta, where members of Management Committee, Core Group and working groups met face- to- face. The Action reached a participation of 31 countries and over 120 members. Most of them… Continue reading REPORT: COST – Swiss Management Committee report

Lola Ruiz Berdún wins History of Obstetrics award for her paper Midwives Victims of the Spanish Civil War

Lola Ruiz Berdún has been awarded with the best History of Obstetrics paper written in Spain for the last four years. The award is granted by The Royal Academy of Medicine of  Oriental Andalucía (2000 euros) and the ceremony was held on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The title of the paper is “Midwives victims of… Continue reading Lola Ruiz Berdún wins History of Obstetrics award for her paper Midwives Victims of the Spanish Civil War