MyGroupNI Portal | Home 15 August 2018
The APP Trial

We would like to invite you to consider taking part in our research study.  It is important that you understand why the research is being carried out and what it will involve before making a decision. 

The APP Trial is being undertaken at the Ulster Hospital Maternity Unit in Belfast. Only women who are pregnant with their first baby and attend ante-natal appointments at the Ulster Hospital Maternity Unit can participate.

If you attend the Ulster Hospital and are interested in taking part, please speak to the midwife at your booking appointment or contact the researcher (Sinead Currie) on 07743523419 or

Please take time to read the linked information carefully and feel free to discuss it with us and others if you wish.  If there is anything that is not clear or if you would like more information on any part of the study please do not hesitate to contact a member of the research team, details below. 

The APP Trial

Participant Information Sheet

The Consent Form

Contact Details

Professor Marlene Sinclair, Professor in Midwifery Research 

02890368118 or

Sinead Currie, PhD Student
07743523419 or            

·     Dr. Elaine Madden, Head of Midwifery and Gynaecology, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
0289048511 or