Carole completed her midwifery education at the University of Southampton in 1998. She then worked as a midwife at York Hospital for three years, working in all areas of the maternity unit. In 2001 she began working as a community midwife. Carole has had experience of mentoring and assessing student midwives in clinical practice in both the hospital and community settings. She joined the Midwifery Education Team at the University of York in May 2014.