Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Midwifery
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)
I am a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery with the School of Nursing and Midwifery and am Programme Lead for the BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Midwifery Programme. I am also the link lecturer for the Cornwall Maternity Services.
1995 DiplomaProfessional Studies in Midwifery
1996 BSc(Hon’s) Midwifery (First Class)
1999 MSc inHealth Care (Professional Education)
2001 ENB 920Principles of Adult Intensive Care Nursing
2006 PostGraduate Certificate in Health and Social Care Education
2017 PhD(Plymouth University)
Lecturer / Practice Educator (Nursing and Midwifery Council registered since 29/06/2007)
Member of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (achieved via Plymouth University Teaching Development Framework) 2014 (ref PR077562)
I am particularly interested in all aspects of intrapartum and high risk / complex midwifery care, clinical skills and research methdology.
Teaching roles at Plymouth University 2005 – present
· BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Midwifery (module leader and teacher across a wide range of modules for years 1-3, including intrapartum and antenatal postnatal complications modules and level 6 research).
· BSc (Hons) Pre-registration Midwifery (Shortened) (module leader and teacher for OSCE and professional modules).
· Sessions undertaken for the post registration preparation of Supervisor of Midwives programme
· Diploma in Higher Education (Midwifery) (module teacher)
Staff serving as external examiners
I am an External Examiner at De Montfort University (Leicester)
My PhD focused on maternal critical care and is titled "High Dependency care provision in obstetric units remote from tertiary referral centres and factors influencing care escalation: a mixed methods study".
Key publications are highlightedJournals