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Carly-Emma Leachman

PhD Candidate in the School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University

Medical Historian, pre/post NHS health care and hospitals - specialising in the history of maternity care. Current research focuses on the role of World War Two in shaping the birth experience of women via evacuation and increased hospitalisation.


  • 2017–present
    Doctoral Researcher/PhD Candiate, Nottingham Trent University


  • 2017 
    Nottingham Trent University, History MA with Distinction
  • 2015 
    Nottingham Trent University, History BA (hons) First Class


  • 2018
    The Mothers of Mapperley Asylum, East Midlands History and Heritage
  • 2018
    Billets, Bombs and Babies: How the State Shaped the Narrative of Birth during the Second World War, Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, volume 211