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Sarah McDonald

Public and Allied Health

Faculty of Health

Patient information, complications of pregnancy, perinatal mental health, improving postnatal care, empowering colleagues with good leadership.

Rotational midwife in all areas
Deputy manager of ante/postnatal ward
Shift-leader of ward area
Maternity Bleep-holder
Dealing with/ responding to complaints
Staff PDR's
Research - Maternity Assist Midwife
Research - Portfolio studies (PHOENIX, STRIDOR, Research Tissue Bank, OBS2, C-Stitch)
Development and upkeep of digital patient information system


2018, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, Masters of Science, Integrated Children's & Young People's Practice
2006, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, DipHE, Midwifery


2018, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust, Mental Health First Aid

Academic appointments

Midwifery Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present

Postgraduate training

Post Graduate Certificate (Teaching/ Education), United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 2020 - 2023
NIPE (Neonatal and Infant Physical Exam) CPD Module, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 2020 - present
Child Protection CPD Course, United Kingdom, Edge Hill University, 2010 - 2011

Conference presentation:

Digital Health Information for Pregnant Women & their Families, International Conference in Digital Health, Dublin, Ireland, Oral presentation. 2017

Digital Health Information for Pregnant Women & Families - The Development of Maternity Assist, The Conference on Digital Health, Antwerp, Brussels, Oral presentation. 2016