Seminar Chairs

We would like to thank our seminar chairs who have kindly given up their time to ensure that each seminar runs smoothly.

Dr_Cathy_Ashwin

Dr Cathy Ashwin
Head and Principal Editor of MIDIRS

Judy_Evans

Judy Evans
Associate Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University

Beverley_Jervis

Beverley Jervis
Midwifery Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University

Sarah_Mcnamara

Sarah Macnamara
Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University

Lynda_Drummond

Lynda Drummond
Midwifery Lecturer, University of Bolton

Sue_Macdonald

Sue Macdonald
Midwifery Consultant and Educationalist

Dianne_Garland

Dianne Garland
Freelance Midwife Expert

Maternity & Midwifery Festival Presenter Profiles

Rebecca
Anubla
Midwifery Lead for Training and Development
One to One Midwives
Angela
Bowman
(RM BSc; MSc) Caseloading Team Leader Ingleside Birth & Community Centre Manager
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust Hospital
Amanda
Burleigh
Midwife
Sheena
Byrom (Dr) OBE
Director
All4Maternity
Naomi
Carlisle
Senior Research Midwife, Women and Children’s Health
King’s College London
Jennifer
Clarke
‘Jenny the Midwife’
Rebecca
Cookson
Midwife
Royal Preston Hospital
Jill
Darlington
Midwifery Lead, Practice Development and Preceptorship
One to One Midwives
Donna
Davies
Director
More Than A Tick Box
Pat
Donovan
Associate Lecturer
University of Edgehill
Soo
Downe (Professor) OBE
Professor in Midwifery Studies
UCLAN
Caroline
Flint
Retired Midwife
Dianne
Garland
Midwifery Consultant and Author
Emily
Greasley
Poster Presenter
Lisa
Hammond
Director
More Than A Tick Box
Elisa
Iaschi
Professional Development Midwife
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Rehana
Jawadwala
Director
Mummy Yoga Ltd
Sarah
Knott
Historian and Writer
LOL
Laughterworks
Freya
Lockwood
Mother
Jo
Lynch
Sue
Macdonald
Conference Chair
Midwifery Consultant and Educationalist
Lisa
Maddock
Midwife
Royal Preston Hospital
Angela
McKee
Practice and Development Midwife
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tom
Openshaw
Transformation Lead
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Catherine
Owens
Consultant Midwife (RN. RM BSc. MSc. PGCAP)
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust Hospital
Kim
Parekh
Team Leader, Eden Caseloading Midwives
NHS Lancashire Teaching Trust Preston
Sally
Pezaro (Dr)
Midwife, Lecturer and Researcher
Coventry University
Jane
Plumb MBE
Chief Executive
Group B Strep Support
Suzanne
Reynolds
MSc, Midwifery and Women’s Health
BA Midwifery, RM
Francesca
Seed
Chair
MVP Lancashire
Helen
Shallow (Dr)
Midwife, Presenter and Consultant
Georgina
Sosa (Dr)
Lecturer in Midwifery
University of East Anglia
Andrea
Whitehead
Service Development Midwife
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust
Sharon
Wood
Project Manager
CMV Manager