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Doctor Ellen Kitson-Reynolds

Doctor Ellen Kitson-Reynolds

Principal Teaching Fellow

Research interests

  • Research into the experience of newly qualified midwives - International collaboration linked to transition from student to midwife
  • Bladder management linked to the intrapartum period
  • Service evaluations linked to enhanced recovery after planned caesarean sectionSupporting students to complete service evaluations in local NHS TrustsContinuity of Carer

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Address: B67, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Dr Ellen Kitson-Reynolds is the Director of Programmes: Nursing and Midwifery, Midwifery Programme Manager and Principle Teaching Fellow in Health Sciences, University of Southampton and a Post-doctoral Clinical academic Midwife. Ellen’s clinical and published expertise covers clinical decision making, supporting newly qualified midwives and educational advances for pre-registration midwifery education, continuity of carer implementation in midwifery curriculum, bladder management linked to birth and a special interest in autistic spectrum disorders linked to maternity services.

"I passionately believe in supporting midwives to achieve their fullest potential that will positively impact women and their families through their pregnancy, birth and post-birth experiences and for the next generation of midwives to espouse the highest quality professional values."

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