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Kerry Pollard

Kerry Pollard

Lecturer in Midwifery

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Brook Building, BB221

+44 (0) 1772 89 5486

Kapollard1@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Health, Midwifery

I have worked as a Lecturer in Midwifery since April 2015. I am currently year lead and module leader for the First year shortened course BSC Midwifery degree programme for registered nurses.

I have a BSC Hons degree in Adult Nursing and a BSC Hons degree in Midwifery.  I have a nursing background working in the Emergency department and Urgent care centres. My previous clinical role was as the Preceptorship support Midwife at a local NHS trust. My areas of expertise are within the complex labour and birth environment and also the training and support of newly qualified Midwives.

I have a specialist interest in the prevention perinatal morbidity and mortality.

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Qualifications:

  • BSC Hons Nursing Adult, University of Central Lancashire (2008)
  • BSC Hons Midwifery University of Central Lancashire (2011)
  • Midwife Mentor (2013)

I am working towards a MSC degree in Midwifery at UCLan
I am also working towards my PG Cert Ed  at UCLan

International and elective placement lead in midwifery

Membership of professional and learned bodies:

  • NMC Nursing Adult
  • NMC Midwifery

 

Publications

The Practising Midwife Basics Series on Preceptorship

The Practising Midwife online learning material

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

  • Lecturer in Midwifery.
  • Year lead and module leader for the short course BSC Midwifery programme.
  • Support the paramedic team teaching the management of obstetric emergencies

 

External Affiliations and Roles

  • British Journal of Midwifery Peer reviewer

Conferences

Presentation of a symposium on Case based learning in midwifery Education at the Royal College of Midwives European Midwives Education Conference in December 2017

Projects

Supporting students with field trip to Kenya to undertake educational work with the charity Maa Child. Which aims to provide sustainable secondary educational support for Maasai Students in southern Kenya