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School of Health and Society

Kathryn Bond

Lecturer in Midwifery/Admissions Tutor

Biography

My role within the University is to deliver Midwifery Education from Level 4 to Level 7 with breastfeeding and clinical skills as specialties. I am also part of the admissions team and I am responsible for recruiting student midwives.

Teaching

My role within the University is to deliver Midwifery Education from Level 4 to Level 7 with breastfeeding and clinical skills as specialties.  I am also part of the admissions team recruiting student midwives onto our oversubscribed midwifery courses.

I am currently developing a level 7 module and several independent study days and I am working alongside the Nursing Directorate to incorporate key aspects of basic midwifery with the Student Nurse Programme.

Research Interests

  • Recruitment and retention of student midwives and newly qualified midwives.
  • Using problem based learning effectively

Qualifications and Memberships

Registered Midwife with the NMC. MSc Public Health, PGCE in Higher Education, BSc (Hons) Midwifery, NVQ Internal Verifier, NVQ Assessor.

Publications

Bond, KS, Allen, D and Houghton, T 2007, How to retain WBL learners? A case study approach to demonstrate retention strategies used , in: University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC) Annual Conference : Work Based Learning – Excellence in Practice, 2007, York.

Leyland, EA and Bond, KS 2014, 'Working in collaboration to achieve UNICEF baby friendly accreditation' , The Practising Midwife, 17 (7) , pp. 26-28. Item not available from this repository

Postgraduate research

  • Clinical skills
  • Breastfeeding
  • Recruitment