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Sarah Johnson

Midwifery lecturer, Physical Activity Clinical Champion for Public Health England
School of Community Health and Midwifery

Sarah has a BSc (Hons) degree in Midwifery and her previous clinical role was as an Infant Feeding Specialist. Sarah is also a nurse with a clinical background working in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care.

Sarah has worked as a Lecturer in Midwifery since March 2020. Sarah is now the Admissions Tutor in the BSc Midwifery short course degree programme for registered nurse and is a midwifery lecturer on the Burnley campus. She supports the first year cohort and also the first year modules on this long programme, whilst also teaching on the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme.

Sarah has had over fifteen years of clinical experience in the NHS in various roles. She has a passion for creating peer support and working in a culture of kindness. She was an infant feeding specialist in her previous role and also currently works for Public Health England as a physical activity clinical champion. When Sarah was a student at UCLan she was the founder and first chair of the midwifery society.

  • DipHE Adult Nursing, University of Central Lancashire (2008)
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery University of Central Lancashire (2016)
  • Midwife Mentor (2008)
  • Sarah's areas of expertise are public Health, particularly the UNICEF's Baby Friendly Initiative and PHE's Physical Activity Programme.
  • Sarah also works for Public Health England as a Physical Activity Clinical Champion.
  • NMC Nursing adult
  • NMC Midwifery