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School of Health and Society

Lisa Bacon

Biography

A registered & practising midwife for 30 years. Leads the operational & strategic management of the midwifery team in the context of School strategic aims & objectives. Extensive experience of leadership & management of change both in the NHS & in the higher education sector with a proven track record of managing and successfully leading teams. Extensive experience of programme design, development and management, includes developing leading and managing course units and teaches midwifery on pre and post qualifying programmes. Has undertaken national conference and seminar presentations by invitation with a track record of chairing & leading many NHS conferences.

Teaching

Particular interest in Infant Feeding and the psychosocial factors that impact on women during the child bearing continuum. I have an excellent understanding and appreciation of the issues relevant to modern, robust midwifery education, research and practice which is at the centre of my teaching. I am a committed, enthusiastic and dynamic lecturer

Teaching interests:

  • Infant feeding
  • simulated education
  • accountability
  • responsibility
  • risk in a healthcare setting.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Registered Midwife (NMC)
  • Advanced Diploma in Midwifery
  • Cert. Ed
  • BSC Social Sciences
  • Supervisor of Midwives
  • MPhil

Publications

Bacon L and Lee K (2010) ‘Social Networking, Confidentiality and Professional Issues’ British Journal of Midwifery, August 2010, Vol 18, issue 8

Bacon, L (2012) ‘Communication - we need to keep it personal’, British Journal of Midwifery, Vol. 20, issue. 4, 06 Apr 2012, pp 302

Bacon L (2012) ‘What does the future hold for LSAs?’ British Journal of Midwifery, July 2012, Vol 19, issue 7

Bacon L and Lythgoe J (2012) ‘All Change! Supervision in Action’ The Practising Midwife, February 2012

Bacon L (2015) Are Midwives ready for Revalidation? British Journal of Midwifery, August 2015