Ann is cohort lead for the 1st year long course midwifery students and leads on modules within this year. Ann is also the admissions lead, helping potential students to progress onto the course. She is the academic advisor for student midwives placed at Lancashire Teaching hospitals. Ann has published an article entitled; Midwifery Research Internships: the future? She plans to publish more articles in the future.
Ann is a qualified midwife with over ten years of 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 in clinical research. Ann undertook 2 secondments at UCLan prior to commencing her current role.