‘Never waste a crisis’: a commentary on the COVID-19 pandemic as a driver for innovation in maternity care

the ASPIRE COVID-19 Team, ASPIRE COVID-19 team

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in rapid changes in many areas of health care worldwide.1 Some organisational and governance controls on innovation have been relaxed, to enable rapid adaptation to changing circumstances. The speed of innovation raises a range of ethical, governance and organisational issues. It is important to assess what changes have been instituted, which ones should be maintained, and how to encourage effective innovations in future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-8
Number of pages6
JournalBJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Issue number1
Early online date10 Nov 2021
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2022

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