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Maternity care models in a remote and rural network: assessing clinical appropriateness and outcome indicators
  1. J Tucker1,
  2. A McVicar2,
  3. E Pitchforth3,
  4. J Farmer4,
  5. H Bryers5
  1. 1Dugald Baird Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Applied Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
  2. 2Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, UK
  3. 3LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
  4. 4UHI Millennium Institute, Centre for Rural Health, Inverness, UK
  5. 5Raigmore Hospital, NHS Highland, Inverness, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr J Tucker, Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women's Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZL, UK; j.s.tucker{at}abdn.ac.uk

Footnotes

  • Funding RARARI Project Board for Maternity Services, NHS Scotland.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The North of SCotland MREC (NoS REC) reviewed the application but judged the anonymised case note review study did not require ethical committee opinion.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Funding RARARI Project Board for Maternity Services, NHS Scotland.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The North of SCotland MREC (NoS REC) reviewed the application but judged the anonymised case note review study did not require ethical committee opinion.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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