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Jenny  Carter

Dr Jenny Carter

Research Midwife

Biography

Jenny Carter qualified as a midwife in 1998 and has worked in the Department of Women and Children's Health, King’s Health Partners, since 2003, supporting and leading high quality trials and clinical studies in maternity care. Most recently focusing on preterm birth and the award-winning St Thomas’ Preterm Surveillance Clinic, she established a novel preterm birth studies patient and public involvement panel, and is a founder member of the UK Preterm Clinical Network (UKPCN). She is leading on the development and instigation of the internet based PCN database, where preterm clinics can collect clinical data such as risk factors, surveillance methods, interventions and outcomes, in a standardized and systematic way for local audit and much larger retrospective cohort studies. She is a member of the RCOG Preterm Birth Clinical Study Group, UK Trial Managers Network and an expert advisor for the NICE Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme. She recently completed a PhD, supported by an NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship, focusing on risk assessment and care of women with symptoms of threatened preterm labour.

    Research

    caesarean-stitch
    CRAFT: Cerclage after full dilatation caesarean section

    An investigation into the role of previous in labour caesarean section in future preterm birth risk and management strategies

    Project status: Starting

    News

    New tool to help improve maternity care secures funding for NHS trial

    A tool that enables midwives and doctors to more accurately assess each woman’s needs during pregnancy has been awarded £1.8million.

    pregnant woman

    Researchers develop app to determine risk of preterm birth

    An improved mobile phone app will help identify women who need special treatments at the right time and reduce emotional and financial burden on families and...

    Preterm birth

      Research

      caesarean-stitch
      CRAFT: Cerclage after full dilatation caesarean section

      An investigation into the role of previous in labour caesarean section in future preterm birth risk and management strategies

      Project status: Starting

      News

      New tool to help improve maternity care secures funding for NHS trial

      A tool that enables midwives and doctors to more accurately assess each woman’s needs during pregnancy has been awarded £1.8million.

      pregnant woman

      Researchers develop app to determine risk of preterm birth

      An improved mobile phone app will help identify women who need special treatments at the right time and reduce emotional and financial burden on families and...

      Preterm birth