• 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Personal profile


I joined the university in 2002 and am currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery in the School of Human and Health Sciences. I have a wide range of experience of course and module leadership, teaching and developing assessments such as OSCE and oral examinations. I have supervised dissertations at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I qualified as a midwife 1986 and practised as a clinical midwife until 2002. I practised in all areas: antenatal / postnatal / SCBU / community / antenatal and fetal assessment unit, however,spent the last years in practice on delivery suite as a senior midwife. I was involved in the development of the Yorkshire Maternity Emergencies Training and was a supervisor of midwives within the local trust until 2015.

I have a wide range of teaching and learning experience: undergraduate module leadership of a variety of year 2 and 3 modules where I introduced OSCE and oral exam assessments: postgraduate module leadership in supporting learning and assessment in practice and MSc teaching and supervison; year  3 leadership where I prepare and support students with elective placements and autonomous practice: course leadership and curriculum development and revalidation: Lead Midwife for Education, a professional leadership role in conjunction with a national group and the NMC: actively engaged with practice partners during audit and practice assessment: PhD supervisor.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Clinical leadership on the labour ward
  • Qualitative research
  • Critical ethnography 
  • The use of Bourdieus' Theory of Practice 

Research Degree Supervision

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External positions

External Examiner, University of Salford

2017 → …

External Examiner , University of Hertfordshire


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Research Output

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 1 Article

Midwifery basics. Mentorship: 4. Assessing students

Parkin, J. & Marshall, J., 1 Jan 2015, In : Practising Midwife. 18, 1, p. 36-39 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)


  • 1 Oral presentation

Clinical Leadership on the Labour Ward; a critical ethnography

Julie Parkin (Speaker)
19 Jun 201722 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation