Senior Lecturer in Midwifery and Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Pre Registration Midwifery Programme.
Office: Ormskirk Campus, Faculty of Health and Social Care, H110.
Phone: 01695 657041 Direct extension: 7041
Caroline has over 25 years’ experience working within the NHS qualifying as a Registered Nurse in 1990 and a Registered Midwife in 1993. She has extensive experience in midwifery practice, providing care in a range of primary and secondary care settings in the Merseyside area.
She joined Edge Hill University as a part-time Secondee from the NHS in 2012 and became a full time University Lecturer at Edge Hill University in 2015. Caroline maintains clinical currency as a link tutor for Liverpool Women’s Hospital.
Caroline’s current role as Programme Lead focuses on managing and administering the effective delivery of the BSc (Hons) Midwifery Programme. Her experience in curriculum development has led to the successful validation of BSc and MSc Midwifery programmes.
Her commitment has always been to enhance the student learning experience both in theory and practice settings. She has a varied teaching portfolio and facilitates a variety of teaching and learning approaches including real time initiatives, videoing and Inter-professional learning opportunities. She was awarded a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education in 2014 and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Caroline’s research interests focus on the use of simulation in midwifery education with a particular interest in real time simulation as a modality to support student learning.
Caroline has been a collaborator on International research studies with Manchester Metropolitan University, Liverpool University and University College Dublin funded as part of the Wellcome Trusts Humanities and Social Sciences Seed Grant Scheme.
As part of her MA in Clinical Education, Caroline is exploring midwives perceptions of abortion in midwifery education. Her work has been presented at the ICM Congress in Toronto. Additionally, she has presented her work on values based education at the RCM conference London.