Staff Profile

  • Kimberley qualified as a midwife from Anglia Ruskin University with First Class Honours, receiving the Deans Award for academic excellence. Following qualification, Kimberley has worked in all core areas of clinical midwifery, including working as a research midwife, where she managed and executed a portfolio of National Institute for Health Research studies within the Trust. While undertaking this role, she completed her MSc in ‘Advanced Midwifery Practice’. This enhanced her knowledge of the specialism and allowed her to explore major international concerns that surround childbirth.

    Kimberley joined the University of Northampton as a full-time Lecturer in Midwifery and the research lead for the undergraduate programme in November 2020, where she has since gained her HEA Fellowship.

  • Module leader: MID1023 Public Health and the Midwife and MID2036 Research in midwifery.

  • Kimberley’s MSc research dissertation was informed by her own experiences of mentoring students in clinical practice. She specifically explored students’ experiences of caring for women birthing outside the clinical guidelines.