Mrs Sima Hay

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: 020 8725 3734

Location: Grovenor Wing L2


Sima qualified as a nurse before training as a midwife. She has been a practicing midwife since 1987, in various clinical roles within the NHS, most of which were based at St George's Healthcare NHS Trust.

Alongside her clinical role, Sima also worked as a research midwife at St George's, University of London, Department of Community Health Sciences, for 9 years. Most of her studies were related to women's health, infection and pregnancy outcome. Her specific research interest is the prevention and impact of sexually transmitted infection in pregnancy.

Between September 2005 and November 2014, Sima held three different teaching positions at King's College London, before joining the Faculty in June 2014. She leads on the PGDip Improving practice through research module, and is part of the teaching team on several modules across the undergraduate three year midwifery programme. She is also the cohort lead for the October 2013, 78-week programme.

Sima maintains her clinical role as a link lecturer at St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, supporting students and mentors.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PGCAP, Learning and Teaching , King's Collge London
  • MSc, Midwifery, Kingston University
  • Registered Midwife,
  • Registered General Nurse,

Professional experience

  • 2005 - 2013
    Lecturer in Midwifery/Visiting Lecturer & Midwifery Tutor , Florence School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London
  • 2004 - 2012
    Senior Midwife, St George's Healthcare Trust, London
  • 1994 - 2005
    Research Midwife, St George's University of London
  • 1994 - 1998
    Midwife, St George's Healthcare Trust, London
  • 1992 - 1994
    Midwife, St Thomas's Hospital, London
  • 1989 - 1989
    Midwife, St George's Healthcare Trust, London
  • 1987 - 1988
    Midwife, Neonatal Intensive Care, Simpson Memorial Maternity Hospital, Edinburgh

Professional registration and membership

  • Teacher,, NMC
  • RM,, NMC
  • , RCM

Research interests

The prevention and impact of sexually transmitted infection / vaginal infections in pregnancy.