Prescribing smoking cessation pharmacotherapies to women who smoke during pregnancy: A survey of obstetricians and gynaecologists in Australia

Date: 
Thu, 23/11/2017

We are writing to let you know about a research project that you have the option to take part in. The research is being conducted by the Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, led by Mei Lin Lee, a PhD candidate and her supervisors, Dr Alys Havard, Dr Duong Tran and Professor Alec Welsh.

We are contacting you because you are a key health professional who can prescribe pharmacotherapies to women who smoke during pregnancy. Your valuable insights will help identify areas of concern and the type of support needed to promote optimal prescribing practices of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies during pregnancy.

This survey takes up to 10 minutes to complete. Taking part in this survey is voluntary. You can exit the survey at any point if you change mind about participating. Your email address and computer Internet Protocol (IP) address will not be collected to ensure anonymity. You will find a copy of Participant Information Statement (includes Consent Form) attached to this email or you can view it online on the survey platform.

If you would like more information, please contact Mei Lin Lee by e-mail  on 0431 062 749.

This research has been reviewed and approved by the UNSW Sydney Human Research Ethics Committee. If you have any complaints or concerns about the research project, please email humanethics@unsw.edu.au or phone 02 9385 6222, and quote HC 17750.

This survey has been approved for distribution by the Women’s & Children’s Healthcare Australasia; however, this approval in no way constitutes ethics approval nor endorses the statements or opinions expressed in the survey or any publication arising from the survey’s data or its interpretation.

We would be very grateful if you would participate in this survey, which closes on 25 December 2017.

Start the survey here.


Yours sincerely,

Mei Lin Lee                                                                                         Dr Alys Havard
PhD Candidate                                                                                   Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Big Data Research in Health                                             Centre for Big Data Research in Health
UNSW Sydney                                                                                    UNSW Sydney
T: 0431 062 749                                                                                  T: 02 9385 0646
                                                   
               
Dr Duong Tran                                                                                   Professor Alec Welsh
Research Fellow                                                                                Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Centre for Big Data Research in Health                                            School of Women's and Children's Health
UNSW Sydney                                                                                  UNSW Sydney
T: 02 9385 0694                                                                                 T: 02 9382 5272