Dr Julie Harrison

Dr Julie Harrison

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: +44 (0)20 8725 2014

Location: St Georges Hospital


Julie initially qualified as a nurse before becoming a midwife and has spent the majority of her career in midwifery practice. Now a senior lecturer in midwifery, she teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She holds a number of lead roles within the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme. She is also course director for the MSc Maternal and Child Health, and pathway leader for the MSc Healthcare Practice (Maternal and Child Health Pathway). Her other roles include admissions tutor and research project supervisor for the latter and module leader for Determinants of Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Mental Health and From Embryo to Neonate. Julie is currently developing a Masters level module entitled Empowering Normal Birth. She is also link lecturer at St Helier Hospital NHS Trust's maternity department.

Julie's teaching interests include research methods, biological sciences and midwifery practice. She also has a keen interest in e-learning and wrote the 'Guidelines for Normal Labour' section of the Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' NHS E-learning For Health programme.

Julie is research active and has sucessfully completed her PhD thesis, which investigates the best method for intermittent auscultation of the fetal heart.
Julie has won a small grant from the Faculty of Health, Socal Care and Education to undertake a post doctoral research project which investigates third year student midwives' and newly qualified midwives' experience of the aquisition of knowledge and practice of normal childbirth. This is in collaboration with Dr Jayne Price and Dr Jayne Marshall.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PhD, , University of London (St Georges)
  • BSc(Hons), Life Sciences, University of East London
  • PgCert, Education of Adults, University of Surrey
  • Advanced Diploma in Midwifery, University of Surrey
  • Registered Midwife, Croydon School of Midwifery
  • Registered General Nurse, St Georges Hospital School of Nursing

Professional experience

  • 2013 - present
    Julie trained as a nurse, then became a midwife and midwifery lecturer,

Professional registration and membership

  • Member, Royal College of Midwives
  • Registered General Nurse (lapsed), Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Registered Midwife, Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Practice Educator, Nursing and Midwifery Council

Research interests

Physiology of pregnancy; normal childbirth; the assessment of fetal wellbeing during labour and midwifery education.

Grants and funding

  • 2014 - 2015
    £4,000 from Faculty of Health Social Care and Education


External Examiner for the BSc (hons) Midwifery Pre-Registration programmes and the BSc and MSc post graduate midwifery programmes at Edge Hill University


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Harrison, Julie (2002) Monitoring uteroplacental insufficiency. British Journal of Midwifery, 10(11), pp. 680-686. ISSN (print) 0969-4900

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