COVID-19 has created challenges for everyone, and we know it has changed practice around IOL at some maternity units. We need to be able to take this into consideration during our research, and so are asking all UK maternity units to complete a survey on IOL practice and COVID. You do not need to be a CHOICE study site to complete the survey.

You can complete the survey online using the link below:

If you have problems using the link, you can return a completed Word version (attached) to Drs Mairi Harkness ( and Cassandra Yuill (

If you don’t feel you are the right person to complete the survey, please feel free to pass it on to another appropriate person who can. Any queries regarding the CHOICE study can be directed to: