Jenna P. Breckenridge

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BACKGROUND Women and their babies are entitled to equal access to high quality maternity care. However, when women fit into two or more categories of vulnerability they can face multiple, compound barriers to accessing and utilising services. Disabled women are up to three times more likely to experience domestic abuse than non-disabled women. Domestic(More)
BACKGROUND Domestic abuse is a significant public health issue. It occurs more frequently among disabled women than those without a disability and evidence suggests that a great deal of domestic abuse begins or worsens during pregnancy. All women and their infants are entitled to equal access to high quality maternity care. However, research has shown that(More)
BACKGROUND Although disabled women are significantly more likely to experience domestic abuse during pregnancy than non-disabled women, very little is known about how maternity care access and utilisation is affected by the co-existence of disability and domestic abuse. This systematic review of the literature explored how domestic abuse impacts upon(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To provide a snapshot of how vicarious trauma is considered within the published nursing research literature. BACKGROUND Vicarious trauma (secondary traumatic stress) has been the focus of attention in nursing practice for many years. The most pertinent areas to invoke vicarious trauma in research have been suggested as abuse/violence(More)
s screened<lb>(n=6169)<lb>Hand search<lb>(n=162) Full text articles assessed for<lb>eligibility (n=49)<lb>Excluded with reasons<lb>(n=40) No disability (19)<lb>No domestic abuse (3)<lb>No pregnancy (2)<lb>Pregnancy only (1)<lb>Domestic abuse only (2)<lb>No empirical data (2)<lb>No focus on maternity care<lb>access/utilisation (11) Supplementary hand search(More)
Student and service user involvement is recognised as an important factor in creating interprofessional education (IPE) opportunities. We used a team-based learning approach to bring together undergraduate health professional students, early career professionals (ECPs), public partners, volunteers, and carers to explore learning partnerships. Influenced by(More)
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