Caroline is a Midwife, Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead for the BSc (Hons) Midwifery Programme, and Lead Midwife for Education (LME) at Edge Hill University. Caroline teaches across a range of healthcare programmes and has a keen interest in inter-professional learning to enhance safe and ethical care.
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.
Collaboration with Universities from the North west of England and Ireland on a research project funded by the Wellcome Trust: ‘The Liverpool – Ireland abortion corridor: History, activism and medical practice’ and a focus on ‘Perceptions of student midwives about midwifery education related to abortion’ for her MA in Clinical Education reflect her keen interest in ethical considerations, care provision and education.
Duffy, D., Pierson, C., Myerscough, C., Urquhart, D. and Earner-Byrne, L., (2018). Abortion, emotions, and health provision: Explaining health care professionals’ willingness to provide abortion care using affect theory. In Women’s Studies International Forum (Vol. 71, pp. 12-18). Elsevier