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Charlotte Kenyon is a registered midwife with experience in a variety of clinical settings. Her main area of practice is the labour and birth environment. She is also a Supervisor of Midwives within Yorkshire and Humber. Her interests are in supporting women’s choice and facilitating safe care for women who make less common choices, integrating complementary therapies into conventional maternity care to promote normal birth and positive experiences of pregnancy and working with women who have fear and anxiety related to birth. She has a keen interest in the media impact on women’s perceptions and expectations of birth.

Charlotte has been a lecturer in midwifery since 2006 and has focused her development of education practices related to clinical skills facilitation and objective structured clinical assessments. She has developed initiatives in the use of digital fluency in midwifery education and development of study skills and professional identity through development and use of peer assisted support networks for midwifery students. Other areas of interest are health policy development and the impact of change and Charlotte has maximised this interest through teaching and module leadership of large interprofessional policy education modules. In her previous role she won the Interprofessional Education Award in 2009 and was nominated by students as an Inspirational Teacher in 2012.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Woman centred care
  • Women’s experiences of childbirth
  • Normalising birth
  • Supporting birth choice
  • Fear and anxiety of birth
  • Integration of complementary and alternative medicine to promote normal birth

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Risk Management Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2009 2015

Midwifery Basics. Mentorship: 6. Challenges of mentorship

Kenyon, C., Hogarth, S. & Marshall, J., 1 Mar 2015, In : Practising Midwife. 18, 3, p. 36-40 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Digestive health in pregnancy

Kenyon, C., 1 Oct 2014, In : Practising Midwife. 17, 9, p. 18-15 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Changes in the NHS

Kenyon, C. & Nelson, A., 2013, In : Practising Midwife. 16, 4, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Referral and Consultation

Clinical hypnosis for labour and birth: A consideration

Kenyon, C., 2013, In : Practising Midwife. 16, 5, p. 10-13 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Labor Pain
First Labor Stage
8 Citations (Scopus)

Confidence and performance in objective structured clinical examination

McClimens, A., Ibbotson, R., Kenyon, C., McLean, S. & Soltani, H., Oct 2012, In : British Journal of Midwifery. 20, 10, p. 746-751 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Competence