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Ann Docherty

Midwifery Lecturer
School of Community Health and Midwifery

Ann is a new lecturer who teaches across the BSc Midwifery degree where she is cohort lead and also leads on a number of modules. Ann has been a qualified midwife for many years with experience within clinical research and is currently undertaking an Academic Professional Apprenticeship which will be completed at the end of 2021.

Ann is cohort lead for the 1st year long course midwifery students and leads on modules within this year. Ann is also admissions lead, helping potential students to progress onto the course. She is academic advisor for student midwives placed at Lancashire Teaching hospitals. Ann has published an article entitled; Midwifery Research Internships: the future? She plans publish more articles in the future.

Ann is a qualified midwife with over ten years experience. Ann worked full-time as a midwife at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals until November 2019, when she started her midwifery lecturer post here at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Whilst working as a midwife Ann completed her mentor and sign-off mentor qualifications and a large part of her role entailed supporting students on their clinical placements. Ann also spent 2 years part-time working as a Research Midwife where is gained experience of clinical research. Ann undertook 2 secondments at UCLan prior to commencing her current role.

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery 1st Class, University of Central Lancashire, 2010
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Distinction) Arts-Health, University of Central Lancashire, 2007
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design 2:1, Coventry University, 2003.
  • NMC Registered Midwife (Registration No: 10B1791E)