Usher Institute

COVID-19 in Pregnancy in Scotland (COPS)

The COVID-19 in Pregnancy in Scotland (COPS) study aims to find out how COVID-19 infection during pregnancy affects mothers and babies.

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Summary (Research in a nutshell)

COPS is providing population-based information for the whole of Scotland on the incidence of, and outcomes following, COVID-19 infection and COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy.

 

 

 

Key people

Name Role
Sarah Stock (co-lead)

Reader and subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, University of Edinburgh and

Honorary Consultant, Public Health Scotland

Rachael Wood (co-lead)

Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Public Health Scotland; and

Honorary Reader, University of Edinburgh

Laura Hayes Senior Information Development Manager, Public Health Scotland

Website

Read all about the COVID-19 in Pregnancy in Scotland study on the study website

Contact

sarah.stock@ed.ac.uk

Key publications

COVID-19 in Pregnancy in Scotland (COPS): protocol for an observational study using linked Scottish national data

Stock SJ, McAllister D, Vasileiou E, et al.

BMJ Open 2020;10:e042813. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042813

Key Collaborators

The COPS project is linked to EAVE II. 

Find out more about EAVE-II on the study website

Partners and Funders

COPS is funded by Tommy’s charity (1060508; SC039280) and Public Health Scotland.

SJS is supported by Wellcome Trust (209560/Z/17/Z).

EAVE II is funded by the Medical Research Council (MR/R008345/1) with the support of BREATHE - The Health Data Research Hub for Respiratory Health [MC_PC_19004], which is funded through the UK Research and Innovation Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and delivered through Health Data Research UK. Additional support has been provided through the Scottish Government DG Health and Social Care.

Timeline

July 2020 - March 2023

 

Scientific themes

COVID-19, Pregnancy, Maternal, Neonatal, Perinatal, Coronavirus

Methodology keywords

Epidemiology, Data Science, Healthcare research, Data linkage