The effects of maternal position, in late gestation pregnancy, on placental blood flow and oxygenation: an Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study

This publication finds that when women lie on their backs, there is an average 6.2% decline in oxygen movement across the placenta. The MRI scans showed why this occurs, as when the mum sleeps in this position, the blood flowing to her uterus is reduced. Reduced oxygen in the placenta may be linked to potential ill health in vulnerable babies before birth and risk of still birth. Read more.

Development and rapid evaluation of services to support the physical health of people using psychiatric inpatient units during the COVID-19 pandemic: study protocol

This protocol describes the evaluation of the provision of a Virtual Physical Health Clinic (VPHC) and Consultant Connect services to one UK-based mental health Trust. Read more.