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