Lisa Stephens

Programme Lead/Lead Midwife for Education

Midwifery

Contact Details

email: l.stephens@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 542939

Summary of Key Roles: 

  • Programme Lead of the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme and LME
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate 
  • CPD Midwifery modules including: NIPE, PMA and Mentorship 
  • Personal Academic Tutor 
  • Academic Assessor 
  • Academic Link Lecturer 

Qualifications:

  • MSc in Public Health (University of Worcester, 2018)
  • PGCE in Post-16 Education (University of Cardiff, 2006)
  • Level 7 Module in Reproductive Health (Kingston University, 2003)
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery (University of Surrey, 2000)
  • DipHE in Adult Nursing (University of Portsmouth, 1996)

Teaching and Research

Teaching and Research

Teaching areas: 

  • Professional issues
  • Governance and quality
  • Leadership
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate
  • Intrapartum care
  • Reproductive health
  • Newborn
  • Maternal obesity
  • Public Health and the midwife

 

Research areas:

  • Antenatal Physical Activity and Wellbeing  

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Association / Society 

Contribution to Association / Society 

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 

RM, RN, Lecturer/Practice Educator 

The Higher Education Academy 

Fellow 

Living Well Research Group – University of Worcester 

Member 

Royal College of Midwives 

Member 

Publications/Conferences/Outputs

Research outputs:

Dates 

Details 

Institutions involved 

Funding 

September 2020

Introduction to public health and health promotion chapter for Public Health book for Student Nurses 

Cardiff University 

 

 

N/A 

January 2020-March 2020 

Co-creation of learning package around 3 key outputs with underpinning of key evidence, national policies academic principles. Based on outputs from original project in 2019 

LMS for Hereford and Worcestershire, Wye Valley Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 

 

£12,000

January 2019-March 2019 

Co-authored an Academic impression of literature with focus on 2 key elements of Saving babies Lives V1 National Bundle with recommendations for practice  

LMS for Hereford and Worcestershire, Wye Valley Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 

£20,000

 

Publications:

Stephens, L (2019) Supporting professional midwifery advocates to enhance implementation of the A-EQUIP model MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, Vol 29 (2) pp. 159-161 

Martin T, Stephens L, Dennis T. (2018) Introduction and background to the role of professional midwifery advocate MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, Vol 28 (2) pp.161-163 

Stephens, L (2007) Promoting Exercise in Pregnancy MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 17:1 pp.48-51 

 

Conferences attended:

September 2019 

PMA National Conference 

Participant 

March 2019 

Saving Babies Lives 

Presented findings on a literature review related to fetal well-being