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Ms Sarah Purdy

Ms Sarah Purdy

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Senior Lecturer

Email: S.Purdy@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Phone: 020 8725 2011

Location: St George's University of London

Biography

Sarah has been a practicing midwife since 1994 in various roles within the NHS & in independent practice.

Most recently, she has been focused on practice development and midwife education.

Before joining the Faculty full time in September 2013, Sarah was the Clinical Placement Facilitator and Lead Midwife for Practice Development at Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PgCert, Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, Kingston University
  • Supervisor of Midwives, , St George's, University of London
  • MA, Midwifery, University of Brighton
  • Dip HE Registered Midwife, , University of Southampton
  • Registered General Nurse, , Southampton School of Nursing & Midwifery

Professional experience

  • 2012 - 2013
    Clinical Placement Facilitator, Epsom & ST Helier Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 2011 - 2012
    Clinical Midwifery Manager, Croydon University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 2009 - 2012
    Practice Development Midwife, Croydon University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 2010 - 2011
    Honorary Midwifery Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
  • 2004 - 2010
    Independent Midwife,
  • 2002 - 2004
    Clinical Midwifery Manager, Worthing & Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 1998 - 2002
    Senior Midwife, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

Professional registration and membership

  • Registered Midwife, Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Teacher, Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Member, Royal College of Midwives