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  • The importance of pilot studies 

    van Teijlingen, Edwin R.; Hundley, Vanora (Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, 2001)
    The term 'pilot studies' refers to mini versions of a full-scale study (also called 'feasibility' studies), as well as the specific pre-testing of a particular research instrument such as a questionnaire or interview ...
  • Midwives' competence : is it affected by working in a rural location? 

    Hundley, Vanora; Tucker, Janet S.; van Teijlingen, Edwin R.; Kiger, Alice; Ireland, Jillian C.M.; Harris, Fiona; Farmer, Jane; Caldow, Jan L.; Bryers, Helen (Australian Rural Health Education Network Ltd (ARHEN), 2007-08-10)
    Introduction: Rising health care costs and the need to consolidate expertise in tertiary services have led to the centralisation of services. In the UK, the result has been that many rural maternity units have become ...