Caroline is an experienced Adult nurse and Midwife who trained in Lancaster and Blackpool and has worked at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust for the past 19yrs. She has taught and mentored both nursing, midwifery and medical students along with qualified staff. She is passionate about providing quality learning experiences in both the educational and clinical environment. Her role is to facilitate learning for medical students in order that they build and consolidate their knowledge and skills while promoting excellence within contemporary medical practice. Caroline is a member of the Nursing & Midwifery Council (2001) and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2020).
Caroline is the module lead for Year 3 Medical Skills and Quality of Care and teaches both general and specialist medical skills across all of MBBS Phase 2. Caroline is proud to work within the multidisciplinary team and enjoys teaching other disciplines as part of interprofessional learning. Caroline’s role also includes the work based skills facilitator at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust for the MBBS Year 3. She works closely with the undergraduate department and the ward staff to ensure that the students are not only well supported during clinical placements to undertake work based assessments but have a rewarding learning experience.
Caroline has worked as a Lecturer in Medical Skills and Quality Care for MBBS since July 2018. She has B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Adult Nursing with a clinical background working in ICU and Medicine. Caroline also has a B.A. (Hons) degree in Midwifery with previous clinical roles including Birth Suite midwife, Close Observation Unit Lead and Midwifery Practice Development Co-ordinator. Her areas of expertise are Critical Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth, improving Sepsis care and the deteriorating patient and the promotion of normality within the complexity of critical illness in the birth environment.