I have been a midwife for 26 years and a midwifery lecturer since 2011, working concurrently in academic and clinical settings.
I am the Programme Leader for the BSc Midwifery programme. I have supported the curriculum design experience including development of a variety of pre and post registration assessments spanning level 4 to level 7. I am an External Examiner – Anglia Ruskin University- MSc Advanced Midwifery Practice and other Post graduate midwifery courses and the NMC Official Correspondent at the University of Leeds
- Programme Leader BSc MIdwifery
- NMC - Official Correspondent
- Registered Midwife
- MSc Midwifery (City University, London)
- Professional Midwifery Advocate
- Fellow Higher Education Academy
I am the programme lead for the BSc Midwifery programme completing 3rd year cohort and the module lead for a 2 semester third year module. I am the NMC – Official Correspondent where I work collaboratively with the Lead Midwife for Education and the University to meet the standards set by the NMC in delivering approved programmes in Nursing, Midwifery and Nursing Associates. I have pedagogical experience in delivering the Blended BSc Midwifery programme which includes multi- modal teaching and continue to expand my learning and teaching around simulation and utillisation of high fidelity and low fidelity mannikins.
As a programme leader I work collaboratively across the School of Health seeking opportunities to develop interprofessional learning. I work alongside students, practitioners and the teaching team to deliver support for both midwives and students as a Academic Assessor, Link Lecturer and a Professional Midwifery Advocate.
I am currently in my 4th year as the external examiner at Anglia Ruskin University where I have gained experience in external moderation across a variety of programmes, assessment, and programme development and as a point of contact for support.