Louise Davies

Louise Davies


Lead Midwife for Education, Senior Teaching Fellow, Director of Studies for Midwifery
+44 (0)1483 682983
16 DK 05

Biography

Biography

I completed the 4 year Bachelor of Nursing degree programme at the University of Southampton, followed by position as a Staff Nurse (General Medicine) at Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH). I then undertook the midwifery short course at the European Institute for Health and Medical Sciences (EIHMS) at the University of Surrey in 1992-3. I have worked in a variety of roles at RSCH as a midwife and completed my MSc. in Advanced Midwifery Practice in 1996.

I completed the Post Graduate Certificate in the Education of Adults at University of Surrey with teaching practice at King's College London. Following completion of this I have worked as a Lecturer-Practitioner at King's College London. I have been a Midwifery Tutor at University of Surrey since January 2007 and continue as a Supervisor of Midwives at Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust.

Research interests

I completed research for my Bachelor of Nursing degree on breast feeding and for an MSc on folic acid supplementation.

Teaching

Lead Midwife for EducationDirector of Studies Pre-Registration MidwiferyDirector of Studies MSc Gynaecology EndoscopyModule leader for Perinatal Mental Health

Departmental duties

Director of Studies for Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes

My publications

Publications

Swanwick L. (1992) Should mothers know more about breastfeeding? Midwives Chronicle & Nursing Notes. 105(1252):122-124

Davies L. (2000) The use of examinations in pre-registration midwifery programmes. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. 10(4):421-3

Davies L. (2006) Supervision in relation to the National Service Framework. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. 16(4):470-2

Davies L. (2007) Book Review. British Journal of Midwifery. 15(1):54

Davies L. (2007) Book Review. British Journal of Midwifery. 15(6):385

Davies L. (2007) Book Review. British Journal of Midwifery. 15(9):588

Davies L. (2008) Book Review. British Journal of Midwifery. 16(2):129

Davies L. (2008) Book Review. British Journal of Midwifery. 16(6):422

Davies L. (2009) Book Review. British Journal of Midwifery. 17(5):388

Nicholson, J. and Davies, L. (2013) Patients' experience of the PICC insertion procedure. British Journal of Nursing (IV Therapy Supplement) 22(14): pp. S16-23.