Mrs Margaret Fisher

Mrs Margaret Fisher

Associate Professor in Health Studies - Midwifery (Education)

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences)


  • Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) Midwifery
  • Nursing and Midwifery Revalidation Lead
  • Midwifery Masters Lead


  • RGN Dip(Hons) - South Africa, Dec 1985
  • RM - Exeter, May 1988
  • DPSM - Tor and South West College of Health, July 1996
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery - University of Plymouth, July 1999
  • PGDipHE (Midwife Teacher) - University of Plymouth, November 2000
  • MSc in Health Care and Educational Pratice - University of Plymouth, October 2004

Professional membership

  • Registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council (RGN, RM, Midwife Teacher)
  • Royal College of Midwives
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Teaching interests

Midwifery practice and professional issues, Practice assessment and placements, Mentorship, Fetal wellbeing, Contemporary issues

Research interests

Practice assessment

Fetal movements

Other research

Centre for Excellence in Professional Placement Learning (CEPPL) "Assessment of Practice" lead (2005-2010)
Co-developed RCOG Green-top guidelines: Reduced Fetal Movement (2011)
Lead of LME Grading of Practice project (current)

Lead of NMC Revalidation project (current)

Grants & contracts

Member of core CETL team successful bid for £4.5million HEFCE funding for Centre for Excellence in Professional Placement Learning (CEPPL) - January 2005 (5-year funding)