Mrs Sarah Fitchett

School of Health & Society

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Current positions



Involved with PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide Charity) as a Trustee and their work. Partnership with the university. Deliver Lived Experience Sessions at conferences. Working to create links for teaching in the University.

Book Chapter
Wrote and edited a book chapter which is featured in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Book 3rd Edition. Editors; Glenys Boxwell, Julia Petty, and Lisa Kaiser. The Book Chapter is related to Early Care of the Neonate.

Areas of Research

Infant Mental Health

Neonatal Area of specialism

Involved in the Waterwipes Research Team – Led by Fiona McVane-Phipps and Jeanne Lythgoe (skin care and diaper dermatitis)


Midwifery and Neonatal Care of the Newborn – Newborn Care of the healthy newborn baby through to the unwell baby, the baby requiring admission to the neonatal unit, the baby receiving specialised care on the neonatal intensive care.

Teaching is delivered in both pre-registration midwifery programmes, post RN midwifery programme. (Level 4, 5, 6)

Post Qualify students undertaking their Qualification in speciality through the completion of Emergency and Intensive care of the Newborn module.

Examination of the Newborn / NIPE Module teaching

Advanced Neonatal Nurses Programme –

Infant Mental Health and NICU – Perinatal Mental Health Module. Post Qualifying module

Suicide Awareness and Lived Experience

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • Look after your mate (LAYM) Trainer Qualification (2021)

    2021 - 2021
  • Examination of the Newborn Module (Sept 2016)

    2018 - 2018

    2017 - 2018
  • MHFA

    2017 - 2017
  • MSc Nursing

    2009 - 2012
  • BSc Specialist Neonatal Practice (2006)

    2003 - 2006
  • Diploma in Child Health

    2000 - 2003
  • RGN Nurse Training NMC Registered (1994)

    1991 - 1994