Spencer, R., & Yuill, O. (2018). Support for pre-registration midwifery studentsand mentors in clinical practice: a small scaleevaluation of the duty teacher role. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, 28 (1), 11-16.
Hinsliff-Smith, K., & Spencer, R. (2016). Researcher perspectives from a study of women’s experiences of breastfeeding. Nurse Researcher, 23 (3), 13-17. http://doi.org/10.7748/nr.23.3.13.s4
Spencer, R., Greatrex-White, S., & Fraser, D.M. (2015). ”I thought it would keep them all quiet”. Women’s experiences of breastfeeding as illusions of compliance. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 71 (5), 1076-1086. http://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12592
Spencer, R., Greatrex-White, S., & Fraser, D.M. (2014). ”I was meant to be able to do this”: women’s experiences of breastfeeding. A phenomenological study. Evidence Based Midwifery, 12 (3), 83-88. https://www.rcm.org.uk/sites/default/files/Evidence%20Based%20Midwifery%20-%20September%202014.pdf
Hinsliff-Smith, K., Spencer, R., & Walsh, D. (2014). Realities, difficulties, and outcomes for mothers choosing to breastfeed: Primigravid mothers experiences in the early postpartum period (6–8 weeks). Midwifery, 30 (1), 14-19. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.10.001
Spencer, R., & Fraser, D. (n.d.). You feel like you’re being checked up on...you’re kinda passing a test’ : an interpretive phenomenological study of women’s experiences of breastfeeding. British Journal of Midwifery, 26 (10).
Cadman, V., Soltani, H., Spencer, R., Marvin-Dowle, K., & Harrop, D. (2023). Cesarean birth rates among migrants in Europe: A systematic review. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care. http://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12718
Memon, Z.A., Mian, A., Reale, S., Spencer, R., Bhutta, Z., & Soltani, H. (2023). Community and Healthcare Provider Perspectives on Barriers and Enablers of Family Planning Use in Rural Sindh: A Qualitative Exploratory Study. JMIR Formative Research, 7. http://doi.org/10.2196/43494
Spencer, R., Stephenson, J., & Thomas, C. (2022). "One of those things the student is left to do". Student midwives' experience of infant feeding education. A phenomenological study. Nurse Education in Practice, 63. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2022.103416
Fair, F.J., Watson, H., Marvin-Dowle, K., Spencer, R., & Soltani, H. (2022). “Everything is revolved around me being heavy … it’s always, always spoken about.” Qualitative experiences of weight management during pregnancy in women with a BMI of 40kg/m 2 or above. PLOS ONE, 17 (6). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0270470
Memon, Z.A., Reale, S., Ahmed, W., Spencer, R., Lashari, T.H., Bhutta, Z., & Soltani, H. (2022). Effects of integrating family planning with maternal, newborn, and child health services on uptake of voluntary modern contraceptive methods in rural Pakistan: protocol for a quasi-experimental study. JMIR Research Protocols, 11 (3), e35291. http://doi.org/10.2196/35291
Marvin-Dowle, K., Soltani, H., & Spencer, R. (2021). Infant feeding in diverse families; the impact of ethnicity and migration on feeding practices. Midwifery, 103124. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.103124
Spencer, R., Greatrex-White, S., & Fraser, D.M. (2014). 'I was meant to be able to do this': A phenomenological study of women's experiences of breastfeeding. Evidence Based Midwifery, 12 (3), 83-88.
Spencer, R.L., Greatrex-White, S., & Fraser, D.M. (2010). Practice improvement, breastfeeding duration and health visitors. Community practitioner : the journal of the Community Practitioners' & Health Visitors' Association, 83 (9), 19-22.
Higgins, G., Spencer, R.L., & Kane, R. (2010). A systematic review of the experiences and perceptions of the newly qualified nurse in the United Kingdom. Nurse education today, 30 (6), 499-508. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2009.10.017
Spencer, R.L. (2008). Research methodologies to investigate the experience of breastfeeding: a discussion paper. International journal of nursing studies, 45 (12), 1823-1830. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.04.008
Linsley, P., Kane, R., McKinnon, J., Spencer, R., & Simpson, T. (2008). Preparing for the future: nurse education and workforce development. Quality in primary care, 16 (3), 171-176.
Spencer, R. (2007). Ontological perspectives of breastfeeding. British Journal of Midwifery, 15 (12), 779-783. http://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2007.15.12.27796
Spencer, R.L. (2006). Nurses', midwives' and health visitors' perceptions of the impact of higher education on professional practice. Nurse education today, 26 (1), 45-53. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2005.06.006
Spencer, R., Thomas, C., & Stephenson, J. (2019). Infant feeding education, clinical experience and preparedness for practice: student midwives' experiences [abstract only]. In 30th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference, Keele, UK, 3 September 2019 - 5 September 2019. https://web.archive.org/web/20200919151338/https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2019-08/Strands%201A-1I.pdf
Spencer, R. (2017). The impact of a weighted marking criteria domain rubric in marking – a pilot study from the School of Health Sciences [abstract only]. In Christmas TeachFest, 2017. iated: http://doi.org/10.21125/edulearn.2018.1232
Spencer, R., Leekhuan, P., & Higginbottom, G. (2017). Understanding adolescent pregnancy from the perspectives of pregnant adolescents in a Northern Thailand province: A phenomenological study [abstract only]. In World Congress on Nursing & Nurse Education, Rome, Italy, 7 September 2017 - 9 September 2017.
Spencer, R. (2015). Breastfeeding and the obese mother. In British Journal of Midwifery: Obesity Conference, 15 July 2015 - 16 July 2015.
Spencer, R., Greatrex-White, S., & Fraser, D. (2013). Keeping up Appearances: Women’s experiences of infant feeding. In Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-Cultural Perspectives, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, 10 June 2013 - 12 June 2013.
Spencer, R., Greatrex-White, S., & Fraser, D. (2010). Health Visitors and the potential impact of practice improvement strategies to improve breastfeeding duration. In CPHVA Annual Conference, Harrogate, 20 October 2010 - 22 October 2010.
Spencer, R., Greatrex-White, S., & Fraser, D. (2009). An exploration of the breastfeeding experiences of women in one East Midlands city. In RCN International Nursing Research Conference, 24 March 2009 - 27 March 2009.
Spencer, R., & Greatrex-White, S. (2008). Methodologies for Researching Women’s Experiences of Breastfeeding. In 7th Annual Qualitative Research Conference, Bournemouth, 8 September 2008 - 10 September 2008.
Spencer, R., & Reilly, R. (2007). Designing and delivering a public health focused pre registration adult nursing degree programme: a nurse for the 21st century? In Nurse Education Today, Cambridge, 4 September 2007 - 6 September 2007.