Opportunity details

Developing a culture of empathy in maternity services

We are involving women and families with experience of maternity care in an NIHR funding bid.

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Full description:

We are putting together an application for funding for a research project that aims to develop and test an intervention that introduces a culture of empathy into NHS maternity units, to improve patient safety, outcomes, and staff wellbeing. We are looking for women and families with recent experiences of maternity services to join our PPI group and be involved in a meeting on the 25th June (1pm-2:30pm) on Microsoft Teams to contribute to this application.

Date from

10th June 2024

Date to

20th June 2024


Hourly rate in line with the University's pay grade system


Meeting(s) will take place online so expenses will not be paid.


Stoneygate Centre for Empathic Healthcare

The Stoneygate Centre for Empathic Healthcare is based at Leicester Medical School. Our mission is to improve patient outcomes by embedding empathy into healthcare services.



Health services and health delivery


UK wide

Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

Preparation materials/meeting will be provided prior to meetings, and support needs will be identified by the PPI group.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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