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Emma Clark
Lecturer in Midwifery

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Biography

Emma studied midwifery at Kingston University, qualifying in 2015. She then worked as a rotational midwife across antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal settings in both London and the North West. More recently she has worked as a Community Midwife in Blackpool, managing a large caseload of women often with complex social and medical needs.

Prior to training as a midwife she worked for seven years in research governance across a range of roles such as research ethics, research management and clinical trial co-ordination. She continues to have a keen interest in research is currently undertaking a part-time PhD exploring the emotional wellbeing and retention of newly qualified midwives.

Emma commenced her career in education at Northumbria University in July 2019 as a Graduate Tutor before progressing to a Lecturer. She enjoyed joined the Midwifery Education team in York in June 2022.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Human Biology
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery
  • PGCAP

Research

Overview

Emma is currently undertaking a PhD looking at the Emotional wellbeing and retention of newly qualified midwives in their first year of practice. 

Projects

  • Emotional wellbeing and retention of newly qualified midwives in their first year of practice. 
  • Research paper evaluation inter-professional teaching of safeguarding using simulation.

Publications

Selected publications

  • Reeves, S., Clark, E., Lawton, S., Ream, M. and Ross, F., 2017. Examining the nature of interprofessional interventions designed to promote patient safety: a narrative review. International Journal for Quality in Health Care29(2), pp.144-150.

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Emma Clark
Lecturer in Midwifery