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School of Health and Society

Anna Sherliker

Programme Lead BSc (Hons) Midwifery


Practising midwife for 31 years following qualification as Registered General Nurse. Career has included neonatal care and lecturer, specialist midwife vulnerable women. Drug and bereavement counsellor with NCH and youth worker for 7 years. Teaching experience at UCLAN and University of Salford.


Cover all aspects of Midwifery care and practice, portfolio and professional development, coaching and mindfulness. Leadership and advocacy, leading on introduction and management of P@RE.

Research Interests

  1. Coaching
  2. Mindfulness
  3. Restorative supervision

Qualifications and Memberships

RGN, RM, Dip Health Neonatal Care, level 5 coaching & mentoring, BA (Hons) Teaching & Training Studies (1st), Supervisor of Midwives, MSc Management Practice (distinction)


2005 RCM plenary session 'giving young people a voice'

2005 NMC Conference Supervision in practice

2006 NSF and Every Child Matters Good practice dissemination Workshops Bristol -Young Parents and multi-agency working

2006 Public Health National Conference Blackburn- audit of young persons views of maternity services

2007 Good Practice Day University of Salford-Teenage Pregnancy Care Pathway

2008 NW LSA Critical Incident study day-Critical Incidents in Practice

2009 (Nov) RCM conference plenary session-Teenage Pregnancy Outcomes-keeping birth normal

2010 North West Teenage Pregnancy Conference-Media and the Midwife

2012 National LSA conference-Reconfiguration and Supervision.