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Hilary Patrick

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20172017
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Personal profile

Overview

I am currently Academic and Proessional Lead/Senior Lecturer within the School of Health Nursing and Midwifery. Since June 2012, I hold the position of Lead Midwife for Education at UWS.  This is a statutory role (NMC, 2009) that promotes midwifery at all levels of the University and at both local NHS Boards and national government forums. The role is to ensure midwifery is represented in relation to curriculum development, university review, local NHS board changes and government policy.

I have extensive expereince in curriculum development, programme leadership and quality assurance processes within the University.

 

School/University Activities:

School Plagiarism Lead

School Programme Board Chair (MSc Adult/Mental Health Programmes)

School Student Engagement Lead

Midwifery Programme Board Chair

UWS Academic Quality Committee

 

Related Activities

Mott MacDonald NMC Reviewer since 2015. Reviewer for the following programmes:

  • Pre-registration midwifery
  • Return to practice (Midwifery)

 

Scottish Government (2016 - present) Member of Supervision Transition Steering Group, Education sub group and Implementation Steering Group.

 

LME Activities (2016-present)

  • Scottish Recruitment and Selection Project for pre-registration midwifery programmes.
  • National Practice Documentation Project

 

 

 

Area of academic expertise - outline

I am particularly interested in research in relation to student teaching, learning and assessment. I am also interested in students experience of mentorship within the clinical areas and curriculum development for pre-registration midwifery programmes.

Current research activities

Current Research Activities include:

National selection/recruitment project: evalution of processes in relation to student midwives ie individual interviews vs group interviews. Also evaluating assessement of compassionate/caring values and behaviours during the interview process with students who are selecetd undertaking the Cambridge Personality Style Questionnaire. Trying to better organsie the interview processes and recruit students with the potential to develop compassionate skills.

Desired research direction

Planning to evaluate the effectiveness of the Maternity Care Assistant Programme inrelation to curriculum development and its impact on care delivery within the maternity services.

External positions

Mott McDonald Reviewer, Nursing and Midwifery Council

1 Sep 20151 Sep 2018

External Examiner, University of Surrey

1 Sep 20141 Sep 2018

Keywords

  • LB2300 Higher Education
  • mentorship
  • practice learning
  • midwifery education
  • leadership
  • management
  • curriculum development
  • recruitment

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Research Output 2017 2017

Bleeding in pregnancy

Patrick, H. 30 Mar 2017 Physiology on Childbearing : with Anatomy and Related Biosciences. Rankin, J. (ed.). 4th ed. Elsevier B.V., p. 323-334

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fetal growth and development

Patrick, H. 30 Mar 2017 Physiology in Childbearing : with Anatomy and related Biosciences. Rankin, J. (ed.). 4th ed. London: Elsevier B.V., p. 125-136

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Minor Disorders of Pregnancy

Patrick, H. 30 Mar 2017 Physiology in Childbearing : with Anatomy and related Biosciences. Rankin, J. (ed.). 4th ed. Elsevier B.V., p. 317-322

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The placenta, membranes and amniotic fluid

Patrick, H. 30 Mar 2017 Physiology in Childbearing : with Anatomy and Related Biosciences. Rankin, J. (ed.). 4th ed. London: Elsevier Limited, p. 111-124

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2014 2017

  • 3 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Types of External academic engagement - Membership of peer review panel or committee
  • 1 Invited talk

Education for Clinical Supervision

Patrick, H. (Speaker)
21 Mar 2017

Activity: Invited talk

UWS Student Conference

Patrick, H. (Invited speaker)
2016

Activity: Participation in conference

UK RCM Education Conference

Patrick, H. (Invited speaker)
2015

Activity: Participation in conference

LSAMO Supervision Conference

Patrick, H. (Invited speaker)
2015

Activity: Participation in conference

Compassionate Connections National Conference

Patrick, H. (Invited speaker)
2015

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course