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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 Examiner, University of Salford2017 → …
External Examiner , University of Hertfordshire2009 → 2012
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