A Qualitative Study on the Perceptions of Nigerian Mothers and Midwives of Cultural Competency in Antenatal Care

Project: Research

Project Details

Description

Doctoral Research

The purpose of this PhD study is to explore migrant Nigerian mothers’ and midwives’ perceptions of cultural competency in antenatal care.
The research questions
1. What are the perceptions of migrant Nigerian women and midwives of cultural
competency in antenatal care?
2. What are the cultural needs of migrant Nigerian women and how are their needs currently
addressed within antenatal care provision in the NHS?
Research Aims
1. To examine the perceptions of migrant Nigerian women and midwives of cultural
competency in antenatal care.
2. To examine how migrant Nigerian women’s perceptions of cultural competency
impact on their access and engagement with antenatal care.
3. To explore the extent to which antenatal service provision addresses the cultural
needs of Nigerian women.

Key findings

Project underway
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/02/1730/08/24

Funding

  • The Iolanthe Midwifery Trust: £3,400.00

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