Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Darra, S., Thomas, G. An evaluation of the midwifery Pre-Qualifying Skills Passport in Wales British Journal of Midwifery 27 1 26 32
  2. Darra, S. Coping, Help and Coherence: a non-dichotomous theory for childbirth Evidence Based Midwifery 16 2 44 49
  3. Darra, S. Consideration of a non-dichotomous conceptual framework of childbirth Evidence Based Midwifery 16 1 29 34
  4. Darra, S., Clark, N. Midwifery Lecturers' views of shortened midwifery programmes in the UK Evidence Based Midwifery 15 3 76 82
  5. Evans, R., Darra, S. From a rabbit in the headlights to a confident user of research evidence. The Practising Midwife 20 7 20 22
  6. Darra, S., Murphy, F. Coping and Help in Birth: An investigation into ‘normal’ childbirth as described by new mothers and their attending midwives Midwifery
  7. Darra, S., Wyn-Davies, J., Edgerton, L., Morse, N., Thomas, G. Working together to implement a Pre-Qualifying Skills Passport in Wales: Report of a pilot project British Journal of Midwifery 24 7 478 483
  8. Darra, S., Sanges, P., Wolfe, M. Minding the gap in midwifery supervision: findings from the 2016 Welsh LSA audit Evidence Based Midwifery 14 4 119 124
  9. Darra, S. 'We all think with the same brain': midwives' stories of normal birth in a community of practice. Evidence Based Midwifery 14 3 101 106
  10. Wolfe, M., Lavery, J., Darra, S. Exploring the value of group supervision in midwifery. Part 2: Evaluation of data from Wales British Journal of Midwifery 24 4 288 297
  11. Lavery, J., Wolfe, M., Darra, S. Exploring the value of group supervision in midwifery: Part 1 British Journal of Midwifery 24 3 196 202
  12. Darra, S. Normal, natural or good enough birth: examining the concepts. Nursing Inquiry 16 4 297 305
  13. Darra, S., Norris, S. Risk and normality in childbirth: A question of philosophy MIDIRS 18 2 179 184
  14. Darra, S. Emotion work and the ethics of novice insider research Journal of Research in Nursing 13 3 251 261
  15. Darra, S., Norris, S. Adopting the concept of constructive alignment in an evolving midwifery mentorship programme. MIDIRS 16 3 305 309
  16. Darra, S. Assessing practice from the mentor's perspective British Journal of Midwifery 14 8 458 461
  17. Darra, S., Hunter, B., McIvor, M., Webber, F., Morse, N. Developing a midwifery skills framework. British Journal of Midwifery 11 1 43 47

Conference Contributions

  1. Darra, S. Comment on: Contemporary patterns of spontaneous labour With normal neonatal outcomes. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 21 3
  2. Darra, S. Comment on: Delayed versus immediate pushing in second stage of labor MIDIRS Midwifery DIgest 20 3 353 354
  3. Darra, S. Comment on: Failed operative vaginal delivery MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 20 1 65 66
  4. Darra, S. Book review: Narrative in health care: healing patients, practitioners, profession, and community. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 19 4 583
  5. Darra, S. Comment on: Maternal and perinatal outcomes with increasing duration of the second stage of labor MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 19 4 523 524

Other Research Outputs

  1. Ward, M., Darra, S., Jones, C., Jones, S. Exploring practices and experiences within a Welsh multi-agency young families project