- Darling, F., McCourt, P.C. and Cartwright, D.M. (2021). Facilitators and barriers to the implementation of a physiological approach during labour and birth: A systematic review and thematic synthesis. Midwifery, 92, pp. 102861–102861. doi:10.1016/j.midw.2020.102861.
- Darling, F. and Collington, V. (2018). Assessing Evidence-Informed Practices to Reduce Routine Interventions in Labor and Childbirth: Validating the Content of the Keeping Birth Normal Tool. International Journal of Childbirth, 7(4), pp. 192–213. doi:10.1891/2156-5218.104.22.168.
- Darling, F. (2016). Practitioners' views and barriers to implementation of the Keeping Birth Normal tool: A pilot study. British Journal of Midwifery, 24(7), pp. 508–519. doi:10.12968/bjom.2016.24.7.508.
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Florence is a PhD student in the Centre for Maternal and Child Health. Florence joined in October 2016 on three year funded PhD studentship with the Worshipful Company of Saddlers. Florence is a registered midwife. The last position held by her was as a lead midwife of a birth centre at a NHS Trust.
She currently is a member of the stakeholder advisory group for the CHERISH project. She is also a research fellow on the QMNC research priority 3 project to develop a tools registry.
Florence is into her 6th at City and her research aims to understand the influences of facilitators and barriers on the implementation of a physiological approach in obstetric setting. She explores these influences at an organisational leadership, professional groups and individual levels.
- Physiological Birth
- Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research
- Professor Chris McCourt (City University of London)
- Dr Martin Cartwright (City University of London)
BSc (First) in Midwifery -City University of London
MSc in Public Health -London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
MSc in Clinical Research Methods - Kingston and St George's University of London.
- BSc in Midwifery (First), City University of London, United Kingdom
- MSc in Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
- MSc in Clinical Research Methods,, Kingston and St Georges University of London, London, United Kingdom
English (can read, write, speak and peer review), Malay (can read and write) and Tamil (can speak).
Publications by category
- (2019). Proceedings from the 2nd Annual UK Implementation Science Research Conference, 'Advancing the science of scaling up: Improving efficiency and effectiveness of implementation strategies in healthcare': meeting abstracts. doi:10.1186/s13012-019-0911-5