My professional background is as a nurse and midwife, with academic activity linked to the following areas;
All aspects of Midwifery practice, with particular focus on maternity care for women at high risk of complexities across antenatal and intrapartum care.
Research related to immersion in water during labour and birth.
Quantitative research methods, in particular randomised controlled trials.
Evidence based practice across health and social care, and the use of evidence based processes to inform practice
Curriculum development to integrate research and evidence based practice as part of profession specific clinically competent practice.