Mrs Clare Hughes


Maternal and Child Health



Mrs Hughes' current scholarly activity focuses on innovation in midwifery education; simulation and inter-professional learning and diabetes in pregnancy. 

She is currently involved in an inter-disciplinary project between midwifery and drama students around shared decision making utilizing the ARCS model [Keller, 2010]. She is also involved in a project exploring the use of interactive digital technologies and enquiry based learning with 2nd year midwifery students.

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Mrs Hughes is open to MSc applications in the fields of:

  • Women’s experiences across the childbirth trajectory

  • Diabetes in pregnancy

  • Health promotion

  • Simulation in education

  • Inter-professional education

  • Enquiry based learning


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School of Nursing and Midwifery

Claire Hughes

 Mrs Hughes is a Lecturer in Midwifery (Education) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.









  • 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

Maternal and Child Health


Research students

MSc Title: Women’s perceptions of midwives attitudes during antenatal care in Ghana: A systematic literature review

Name: Jesslyne Nana Ama Ofosua Kwatia
Years of Study: 2017/18
Country: Ghana

MSc Title: The effect of honey dressing as an adjunct to burn wounds healing

Name: Buthaina Mubarak Al Harthy
Years of Study: 2016/17
Country: Brunei

MSc Title: What strategies can midwives utilize to reduce perineal trauma during childbirth? A systematic review of the literature.

Name: Hjh Hassuriani Hj Mohamad Hassan
Years of Study: 2014/15
Country: Brunei

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