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Maternal and Child Health

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Ms Anderson has served as the Lead Midwife for Education within the School of Nursing and Midwifery (2016-2018). She has also been Chair of the Midwifery Curriculum Planning Group and module coordinator for sexual health modules within Continuing Professional Development education.

Her current scholarly activity focuses on two interrelated areas of interest: enhancing the maternal experience of pregnancy and birth; and innovation and creativity in midwifery education. 


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Ms Anderson is open to MSc applications in the fields of:

  • Promoting normality in pregnancy

  • Enhancing women’s experience across the trajectory of pregnancy

  • Public health

  • Sexual health

  • Enhancing the student experience

  • Assessment

  • Enquiry based learning

  • Simulation in education and inter-professional education

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School of Nursing and Midwifery

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 Ms Anderson is a Lecturer in Midwifery (Education) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.






  • Member of Southern Trust Maternity Services Liaison Committee
  • Member of UK Wide Future Midwife Advisory Group to Council of Deans
  • Member of Strategic Midwifery Forum Northern Ireland
  • Member of Nursing and Midwifery Council Lead Midwife Education Strategic Reference Group
  • External Examiner for Pre Registration Midwifery Education and Continuing Professional Development Sexual Health modules
  • Shortlisted for Royal College of Midwives Annual Midwifery Award - Excellence in Education
  • QUB School of Nursing and Midwifery Innovative Teaching award 2010.
  • QUB School of Nursing and Midwifery Innovative Teaching award 2012



Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Parental and Child Health and wellbeing/Education



Research students

MSc Title: The challenges for nurses reporting child abuse

Name: Afrah Al Balushi
Years of Study: 2017/18
Country: Oman


Alumni: where are they now?

Alison Bartlett

MSc Title: Facilitating parents in end-of-life decision making for infants with life-limiting conditions

Years of Study: 2015/16
Country: Northern Ireland
Current position: Neonatal Ward Manager

Aziza Al Hinaai

MSc Title: The Use of Problem-Based Learning as a Teaching and Learning Methodology into Nursing Curriculum in Oman

Years of Study: 2016/17
Country: Oman
Current position: Nurse Lecturer

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