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
Johnson, S. (2018). Teenage pregnancy, are we doing enough?. Midirs, Midwifery Digest, 28(2), 176-183. Johnson, S. (2017). Atrial fibrillation- online module. from https://www.all4maternity.com/courses/atrial-fibrillation/ Johnson, S., & Wilson, T. (2019). Atrial Fibrillation Case Study. The Practicing Midwife, 19(3), 8-11. Johnson, S., O'Malley, L., & Broome, C. (2015). Promoting normality through choice in Blackburn. Practising Midwife, 18(6), 20-3.
- Speaker- Normal birth and the neonate, 2019, University of Central Lancashire
- Speaker- BFI to NHS England and UNICEF, 2019, East Lancashire Hospitals Trust
- Chair- Two sided of the coin, 2015, University of Central Lancashire
- Chair- The butterfly effect, 2015, University of Central Lancashire
- Speaker- Social Media, 2015, University of Central Lancashire
- Speaker- Celebrating the best of the maternity experience of care, 2014, Dunkenhalgh Hotel