Lesley joined the University in 2019 after working in Adult Nurse education and on Access to Higher Education programmes. She has worked as a midwife in local Trusts and has close ties with practice. Previous roles as Clinical Educator and Practice Development Midwife enable Lesley to supervise the development of clinical skills for our midwifery students. Lesley completed a Masters in Public Health and is dual qualified as both a nurse and midwife.
Lesley is a personal academic tutor and an academic assessor under the NMC Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment. She oversees placement allocation and communication with our providers. She has recently worked on increasing the number of Continuity of Carer placements within the programme.
As an Autism Ambassador Lesley is keen to promote inclusion and support for students and staff with autism.