Anne Leyland

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Mary Seacole room 3.46

Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Lecturer in Midwifery


Qualified midwife for over 30 years with extensive experience working both in the UK and abroad. Anne joined the University of Salford in 2005 and has a broad range of experience as a midwifery lecturer, programme leader and in curriculum development. Anne is the UNICEF Baby Friendly Lead at the university and is responsible for leading the undergraduate midwifery programme towards successful BFI Accreditation since 2012 and achievement of Gold Award in February 2021. Anne has a profound interest in Bereavement Education and shortlisted for RCM Award for innovation using simulation to teach students about caring for bereaved parents.


Anne teaches across both undergraduate and post graduate midwifery programmes

Research Interests

Anne has a particular interest in Bereavement Simulation and is currently undertaking a PhD on this topic area.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • RN
  • RM
  • Bsc (Hons) Midwifery
  • MA Health Professional Education
  • Masters in Psychology