Ms Leontia Pillay

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Senior Lecturer, Department of Midwifery


Phone: 020 8 725 2240

Location: Hunter Wing, St Geroge's, University of London


Leontia joined Kingston and St Georges in 1996 following a range of roles in midwifery practice at St Peters Chertsey and education at St Helier Hospital and the Carshalton and Croydon College of Nursing and Midwifery.

She is currently Personal Tutor Co-lead for the FHSC&E working to enhance the students experience with other Personal tutors lead in both Kingston University and St George's University of London. She is module leader for Effective Midwifery Practice for 85 week programme and Role of the Midwife in Public Health for 3 year pre registration midwifery programme.

She is also module lead for the Perinatal Mental Health Post registration MSc module.


Academic and professional qualifications

  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • MSc, Midwifery,, Southbank University, London
  • Certificate in Managing Health Services,, , Open University
  • PGCEA, Midwifery,, University of Surrey
  • Advanced Diploma, Midwifery,, University of Surrey
  • Registered Midwife, , English National Board for Nursing and Midwifery

Professional experience

  • 1996 - present
    Senior Lecturer, Midwifery, , Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
  • 2009 - 2013
    External Examiner, Queens University Belfast
  • 2005 - 2009
    External Examiner, University of Leeds
  • 1992 - 1996
    Midwife Teacher at Carshalton & Croydon College of Nursing and Midwifery,
  • 1989 - 1991
    Midwife Teacher,, St Helier Hospital
  • 1985 - 1988
    Midwife Sister,, St Peters Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey
  • 1984 - 1985
    Staff Midwife,, St Peters Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey

Professional registration and membership

  • Midwife, Nursing & Midwfery Council
  • Midwife , Royal College of Midwives

Grants and funding

  • 2013 - 2013
    LTAC funding


Consultant for UNWRA project ??The Maternal and Reproductive Healthcare Project?? in the Gaza Strip.

Consultant for Save the Children- UK project ??Development of Midwifery curriculum?? in the Gaza Strip.

Member -of Kingston Borough Infant Feeding Partnership.