This page includes a list of all my publications and has links to full-text PDFs of most of my journal articles.
Sarah Church, Lucy Frith, Marie-Clare Balaam, Marie Berg, Valerie Smith, Christa van der Walt, Soo Downe, Edwin van Teijlingen,(eds)(2017), New Thinking on Improving Maternity Care: International Perspectives Pinter & Martin, London.
Frith, L and Draper, H (eds), (2004) Midwifery and Ethics, Second Edition, Elsevier Science, Oxford.
C, Dowrick & Frith, L (eds), (1999) General Practice and Ethics: Uncertainty and Responsibility, Routledge, London.
Frith, L (ed), (1996) Midwifery Ethics: A multi-disciplinary approach, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford.
Frith, L (single authored monograph). (1994) Society, Dichotomies & Resolutions: An inquiry into social synthesis. Avebury Press, Hampshire, 1994, 143 pages.
Ives, J. Dunn, M. Molewijk, B. Schildman, J. Baeroe, K. Frith, L. Huxtable, R. Landerweer, E. Mertz, M. Provoost, M. Rid, A. Salloch, S. Sheehan, M. Strech, D. deVries, M. Widdershoven, G. Standards of practice in Empirical Bioethics research: Towards a consensus. BMC Medical Ethics. In press.
Roper, L. Sherratt, F. Young, B. McNamara, P. Dawson, A. Appleton, R. Crawley, E. Frith, L. Gamble, C. Woolfall, K. (2018) Children’s views on research without prior consent in emergency situations: a UK qualitative study. BMJ Open 8:e022894. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022894
Fleming, V. Frith, L. Luyben, A. Ramsayer, B. (2018) Conscientious objection to participation in abortion by midwives and nurses: a systematic review of reasons. BMC Medical Ethics, 19:31 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-018-0268-3.
Ogunrin, O. Woolfall, K. Gabbay, M. Frith, L. (2018) A survey of 1700 women who formed their families using donor sperm. Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 27; 436-447.
Chiumento, A. Rhaman, A. Machin, L. Frith, L. (2018) Online interviewing with interpreters in humanitarian contexts. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Health & Well-being. Online 13th March. 13:1, 1444887, DOI: 10.1080/17482631.2018.1444887
Seijmonsbergen-Schermers, A. Frith, L. et al. (2018) Variations in childbirth interventions in high-income countries: protocol for a multi-national cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 8:e017993. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017993
Frith, L. Hooper, C. Camporesi, S. Douglas, T. Smajdor, A. Nottingham, E. Fritz, Z. Ekberg, M. Huxtable, R. on behalf the Institute of Medical Ethics. (2018) Institute of Medical Ethics Guidelines for confirmation of appointment, promotion and recognition of UK bioethics and medical ethics researchers. Journal of Medical Ethics 44: 289–291. doi:10.1136/medethics-2018-104816
Blyth, E. Lui, S. Frith, L. (2017) Relationships and boundaries between provider and recipient families following embryo adoption. Families, Relationship & Societies. Online DOI: https://doi.org/10.1332/204674317X15088483681897.
Bailey, S. Luyben, A. van Teijlingen, E. Frith, L. (2017) Women, midwives, and the medical model: a critical sociological study of power within the Swiss maternity care system, International Journal of Childbirth, 7, 3, pp 117-125.
Escuriet, E. Garcia Lausin, L. Salgado Poveda, I. Casañas, R. Robleda, G. Canet, O. Perez-Botella, M. Frith, L. Daly, D. Pueyo, M. & MidconBirth study group. Midwives’ contribution to normal childbirth care. Cross-sectional study in public health Settings. MidconBirth Study protocol. European Journal of Midwifery, 1(September):4 doi.org/10.18332/ejm/76820.
Chiumento, A. Rhaman, A. Machin, L. Frith, L. (2017) Mediated research encounters: methodological considerations in cross-language qualitative interviews, Qualitative Research, 7, 3, pp 117-125.
Frith, L. Blyth, E. Crawshaw, M. van den Akker, O. Secrets and disclosure in donor conception. Sociology, Health & Illness, online 16 November 2017 doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12633.
Frith, L. Blyth, E. Crawshaw, M. van den Akker, O. (2017) Searching for ‘relations’ using a DNA linking register by adults conceived following sperm donation, Biosocieties, online 8th August, doi: 10.1057/s41292-017-0063-2
Frith, L. (2017) Why Health services research needs bioethics (editorial). Journaging ethical challenges in mental health research in post-conflict settings. Developing World Bioethics. On line 8th January DOI: 10.1111/dewb.12076.
Frith, L. Blyth, E. Lui, S. (2017) Family building using embryo adoption: relationships and contact arrangements between provider and recipient families – a mixed-methods study. Human Reproduction. 32, 5 pp. 1092–1099, doi:10.1093/humrep/dex048
Beeckman, K. Gottfreosdottir, H. Frith, L. Bernloehr, A. (2017) Measuring antenatal care trajectories: Applicability of the Content and Timing of Care in Pregnancy (CTP) tool across Europe. International Journal of Public Health. 62; 5, pp 583-590. dOI 10.1007/s00038-017-0959-4.
Blyth, E. Crawshaw, C. van den Akker, O. Frith, L. (2017) Gamete donors’ motivations for, expectations and experiences of registration with a voluntary donor linking register. Human Fertility. 20:4, 268-278. DOI: 10.1080/14647273.2017.1292005
Chiumento, A. Rhaman, A. Frith, L. (2017) Ethical standards for mental health and psychosocial support research in emergencies: revie, E. & Frith, L. (2008) The UK’s gamete donor ‘crisis’: a critical appraisal. Critical Social Policy 28 (1) 74-95.
Crawshaw, M. Blyty. E. van den Akker, O. Frith, L. (2016) Voluntary DNA-based information exchange and contact services following donor conception: an analysis of service users’ needs. New Genetics & Society. 35:4, 372-392.
Frith, L. (2016) The changing face of the English National Health Service: new providers, markets and morality, British Medical Bulletin, 119 (1); 5-16.
van den Akker, O. Blyth, E. Crawshaw, M. Frith, L. (2016) This neo- natal ménage à trois: British media framing of transnational surrogacy. Journal of Reproductive Infant Psychology. 34:1. 15-27.
Woolfall, K. Young, B. Frith, L. Gamble, C; the CONNECT Group. 15-minute consultation: An evidence based approach to research without prior consent (deferred consent) in neonatal and paediatric critical care trials. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Online first: 13th October. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-309245.
Escuriet, E. White, J. Beckman, K. Luyben, A. Frith, L. (2015) Assessing the performance of maternity care in Europe: a critical exploration of tools and indicators. BMC Health Services Research. 15:491.
Woolfall, K. Gamble, C. Frith, L. Young, B. (2015) How parents and practitioners experience deferred consent for emergency research: a mixed method study. BMJ Open. 5:e008522.
Janssens, P. Thorn, P. Castilla,J. Frith, L. Crawshaw, M. Mochtar, M. Bjorndahl, L. Kvist, U. Kirkham-Brown, J. (2015) Evolving minimum standards in responsible international sperm donor offspring quotas. Reproductive Biomedicine Online. 30 (6) 568-580.
Chuimento, A. Khan, M. Rahman, A. Frith, L. (2015) MaF/lucyfrith.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/19-Beynon-et-al-2013.pdf”>Exercise referral for older drug users: results of a pilot study in the United Kingdom. BMJ Open. 3: e002619
Frith, L. (2015) The Limits of Evidence: Evidence based policy and the removal of gamete donor anonymity in the UK. Monash Bioethics Review. 33 (1) 29-44.
Frith, L. (2015) The changing national health service: market based reform and morality. International Journal of Health Policy & Management. 4 (4) 253-255.
Long, J. Fletcher, I. Byrne, P. Frith, L. Gabbay, M. (2015) The Dragon and the Snake: Health Practices among the Chinese in the UK from an inter-disciplinary perspective. Ethnicity & Health. 20 (2) 107-128.
van den Akker, O. Crawshaw, M. Blyth, E. Frith, L (2015) Expectations and experiences of gamete donors and donor-conceived adults searching for genetic relatives using DNA, linking through a voluntary register, Human Reproduction 30 (1) 111-121.
Frith, L. & Blyth, E. (2014) Assisted Reproductive technologies in the US: is more regulation needed? Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 29 (4) 516-522.
Frith, L. (2014) Social Enterprises, Health Care Provision & Ethical Capital. Social Enterprise Journal. 10 (2) 105-120.
Woolfall, K. Young, B. Frith, L. et al (2014) Doing challenging research studies in a patient-centered way: a qualitative study to inform a randomised controlled trial in a pediatric emergency care setting. BMJ Open 4:e005045.
Frith, L. Young, B. Woolfall, K. (2014) Patient Participation in Health Care: how can we do it better? American Journal of Bioethics, 14(6) 17-18.
Frith, L. Sinclair, M. Vehvilainen-Julkunen, K. Beeckman, K. Loytved, C. Luyben, A. (2014) Organisational Culture in Midwifery: A Scoping Review. Evidence Based Midwifery. 12(1) 16-22.
Woolfall, K. Frith, L. Gamble, C. Young, B. (2013) How experience makes a difference: practitioners’ views on the use of deferred consent in paediatric and neonatal emergency care trials. BMC Medical Ethics 14:45.
Sawyer, N. Blyth, E. Kramer, W. Frith, L. (2013) Process and Consensus – Ethical Decision-Making in the Infertility Clinic: A Qualitative Study, Journal of Medical Ethics, 35 (11) 662-667.
Beynon CM, Luxton A, Whitaker R, Cable T, Frith L, Taylor A, Zou L, Angell P, Robinson S, Holland D, Holland S, Gabbay M. (2013)
Frith, L. & Blyth, E. (2013) They can’t have my embryo: the ethics of conditional embryo donation. Bioethics. 27 (6) 317-324.
Crawshaw, M. Blyth, E. Frith, L. Jones, C. (2013) What is known about the views of donor conceived children and adults and what are the implications for infertility counselling practice? Journal of Fertility Counselling, 20 (1) 22-25.
Frith, L. (2013) Donor conception and mandatory paternity testing: the right to know and the right to be told. American Journal of Bioethics, 13 (5) 50-52.
Frith, L. (2013) The NHS and Market Forces in Health Care: The need for organisational ethics, Journal of Medical Ethics, 39 17-21.
Frith, L. Sawyer, N & Kramer, W. (2012) Forming a family with sperm donation: a survey of 244 non-biological parents, Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 24 (7) 709-718.
Frith, L. (2012) Symbiotic empirical ethics: a practical methodology, Bioethics, 26 (4) 198–206.
Blyth, E. Crawshaw, M. Jones, C & Frith, L (2012) Donor conceived peoples’ views and experiences of their genetic origins: a critical review of the literature, Journal of Law & Medicine, 19 (4) 769-789.
Frith, L. Blyth, E. Paul, M. Berger, R. (2011) Conditional Embryo Relinquishment: Choosing to relinquish embryos for family building through an embryo ‘adoption’ programme, Human Reproduction, 26 (12) 3327-3338.
Blyth, E. Paul, M. Berger, R & Frith, L. (2011) Embryo Relinquishment for family building: how should it be conceptualised? International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 25 (2) 260-285.
Frith, L. Jacoby, A. Gabbay, M. (2011) Ethical Boundary Work in the Infertility Clinic, Sociology, Health and Illness, 33 (4) 570-585.
Paul, M, Berger, R, Blyth, E & Frith, L. (2010) Relinquishing frozen embryos for conception by infertile couples, Family, Systems and Health, 28, (3) 258-273.
Frith, L. (2010) Empirical ethics: a growing area of bioethics, Clinical Ethics, 5 51-53.
Frith, L. (2009) Use or Ornament? Clinical ethics committees in the infertility clinic: A qualitative study. Clinical Ethics, 4 (2) 91-97.
Molewijk, B & Frith, L. (2009) Empirical Ethics: Who is the Don Quixote? Bioethics 23 (4) ii-iv.
Frith, L. (2009) The use of clinical ethics committees in infertility clinics. Human Fertility, 12 (2) 89-94.
Blyth, E & Frith, L. (2009) Donor conceived peoples’ access to genetic and biographical history. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 23 (2) 174-191.
Blyth, E. Frith, L. Jones, C. & Spiers, J. (2009) The role of birth certificates in relation to access to biographical and genetic history in donor conception. International Journal of Children’s Rights, 17 (2) 207-223.
Blyth, E. & Frith, L. (2008) The UK’s gamete donor ‘crisis’: a critical appraisal. Critical Social Policy 28 (1) 74-95.
Boraei, S, Clark, C. Frith, L. (2008) Labioplasty in girls under 18 years of age: an unethical procedure? Clinical Ethics, 3 (3) 37-41.
Blyth, E. Frith, L & Crawshaw, M. (2008) Sex-selection for non-medical reasons. Reproductive Medicine Online 16, Suppl 1 41-45.
Frith, L. Blyth, E. and Farrand, A. (2007) UK gamete donors’ reflections on the removal of anonymity: Implications for recruitment. Human Reproduction. 22 (6) 1675–1680.
Frith, L. (2007) ‘HIV self-testing: A time to review current policy’ The Lancet. Issue 9557 (369) 243-245
Frith, L. (2006) Researching chronic childhood illness: autonomy or beneficence? Commentary. Chronic Illness 2 178-180.
Frith, L. (2005) HIV testing and informed consent’ Journal of Medical Ethics, Dec (31) 699-700.
Frith, L. (2001) Beneath the rhetoric: the role of rights in the practice of non-anonymous gamete donation, Bioethics, 15 (5/6) 473-484.
Frith, L. Gamete donation and anonymity: the ethical and legal debate, (2001) Human Reproduction, 16 (5) 818-824. PDF
Bennett, R. Draper, H. Frith, L. HIV and the right of disclosure, (2000) Journal of Medical Ethics, 26 9-15.
Frith, L. (1999) Priority setting and evidence based purchasing, Health Care Analysis, 7 139-151.
Gottfreðsdóttir, H. Nieuwenhuijze, M. Frith, L. Complexity Theory and Maternity Care. In Frith, L. Church, S. Balaam, M-C. Downe, S (eds) Contemporary debates in maternity care. Pinter & Martin, forthcoming.
Frith, L. & Draper, H. Publishing research in empirical ethics: Quality, disciplines and expertise. In Ives, J. Dunn, M. Cribb, A In Interdisciplinary and Empirical ethics: Practical and theoretical perspectives. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
Frith, L. (2016) What do we mean by ‘proper’ medical treatment? In Fovargue, S. & Mullock, A. The Legitimacy of Medical Treatment, Routledge, pp32-50.
Blyth, E. & Frith, L. (2015) Access to genetic and biographical history in donor conception: an analysis of recent trends and future possibilities. In Horsey, K (ed) Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Regulation Revisited. Routledge, pp 136-152.
Braverman, A. & Frith, L. (2014) Relatedness in clinical practice. In We are Family: perceptions of relatedness in assisted conception families. Freeman, T. Ebtehaj, F. Graham, S & Richards, M (eds). Cambridge University Press, pp 129-143.
Frith, L. (2014) Clinical and quality governance, in Tingle, J & Cribb, A ed(s). Nursing, Law and Ethics. 4th Edition, John Wiley, pp304-319.
Frith, L. (2014) Ethics and Reproductive Technologies, in Sandler, R (ed) Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Palgrave-Macmillan pp 63-75.
Frith, L. (2007) Clinical Governance, an ethical perspective, in: Tingle, J & Cribb, A ed(s). Nursing, Law and Ethics. 2nd Edition, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, pp 267-280.
Frith, L .(2004) Midwifery and reproductive technologies, in Frith and Draper (Eds) Midwifery and Ethics, 2nd Edition, Elsevier Science, pp185-203.
Frith, L. (2003) Evidence based medicine and anaesthetics, in Draper, H & Scott, W (Eds), Ethics and Anaesthetics, Butterworth Heinemann. pp119-127.
Frith, L. (2002) Clinical governance, ethical implications of definitions of quality, in Cribb, A (Ed), Nursing Law and Ethics, Blackwell Science, pp240-251.
Frith, L. (2001) Ethics for medical students, in Dowrick, C (Ed), Behavioural Science, Arnold, pp10-33.
Frith, L. (2001) Reproductive technologies, in The Concise Encyclopaedia of the Ethics of New Reproductive Technologies, (Ed) R Chadwick, Academic Press, California, pp351-362.
Frith, L. (1999) Evidence based medicine and general practice, in General Practice and Ethics, in (Ed) L. Frith, C. Dowrick, Routledge, pp29-44.
Frith, L. (1999) Evidence based medicine, patient consent and consumerism, in Evidence based medicine and primary care in (Ed) Mark Gabbay, The Royal Society of Medicine Press, pp79-89.
Frith, L. (1999) Clinical Risk Management and Ethics, in Clinical Risk Management, in (Ed) J.Tingle and J.Wilson, Butterworth Heinemann, pp172-186.
Ashcroft, R. Hutton, J. Chadwick, D. Frith, L. (1998) Implications of socio-cultural contexts for ethics of randomised trials’, in Health Service Research Methods: A guide to best practice, (Ed) N.Black et al, BMJ Books, London, pp108-116.
Frith, L. (1998) Midwifery, Ethics and Conceptions of Community, in Chadwick, R (Ed) Ethics and Community, Edward Arnold. pp115-124.
Frith, L. (1998) Reproductive Technologies: An ethical overview, in The Encyclopaedia of Applied Philosophy, (Ed) R Chadwick, Academic Press, California, pp 817-827.
Frith, L. (1996) ‘Introduction : What is Midwifery ethics, in Midwifery Ethics : A Multi-disciplinary Approach, Butterworth Heinemann, pp1-13.
Frith, L. (1996) Reproductive Technologies and Ethics, in Midwifery Ethics : A Multi-disciplinary Approach, Butterworth Heinemann, pp 170-186.
Frith, L. (1992) Sociobiology, Human Nature and Ethics, in New Horizons in the Philosophy of Science, Lamb (Ed), Avebury, pp127-155.
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