Ms Rachel Stanyer

Ms Rachel Stanyer

Lecturer in Midwifery

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


MSc Contemporary Healthcare

BSc (Hons) Nursing and Human Sciences
Diploma in Midwifery
Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Education and Training

I became a registered nurse in 1993 and a registered midwife in 1996 and worked clinically until joining Plymouth University as a Midwifery Lecturer in 2011. During my years in clinical practice I worked as a community midwife, a hospital midwife and in a midwife led unit as well as working as a Practice Development Midwife.

Professional membership


Teaching interests

Newborn examination, NIPE, midwifery skills

Research interests

Newborn Examination, Newborn and Infant Physical examination (NIPE) in particular its addition to the pre-registration curriculum.