RGN; RM; ADM; BA (Hons); MSc
Vicky qualified as a midwife in 1985, and has worked in all areas of midwifery practice, having held roles in clinical postnatal ward management, practice development, and the Statutory Supervision of midwives among others.
During this time she gained extensive experience in NHS Trust clinical policy and guideline development, consumer information, quality assurance and clinical audit, and clinical governance. She was Head of Midwifery at MIDIRS for almost 12 years during which time she led on the management and development of MIDIRS Informed Choice, the coordination of MIDIRS programme of podcasts, and educational content development for MIDIRS Student. Vicky has also gained extensive experience in writing for consumer publications and websites and was the midwifery ‘expert’ for the consumer website Mum Plus One. Vicky has a special interest and strong clinical background in postnatal and newborn care, and early interventions. She also currently works part-time as Professional & Policy Lead at the national parent & child health charity, Best Beginnings.