Annie Halls

Midwifery Clinical Skills tutor

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education

Department:School of Nursing & Midwifery

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

Antenatal care of multiple pregnancies, Antenatal parent education (specifically hypnobirth) and Newborn and Infant Physical Examination.

Background

Prior to working at ARU, Annie worked for two years as the specialist midwife for multiple pregnancies, planning and providing antenatal care and delivering specialist parent education.

During this time Annie specialised in planning and providing antenatal parent education, with a particular interest in hypnobirth.

Prior to this, Annie worked as a case loading community midwife, planning and delivering antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. Annie is a NIPE practitioner, and during her time in practice was involved in ensuring the achievement of the national screening committees’ key performance indicators Trust wide.

Annie has also spent time teaching midwifery skills in rural Bangladesh.

Spoken Languages

English

Teaching

Annie is currently teaching clinical skills on the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme as part of the Fundamental Midwifery Skills Module and Fundamentals of midwifery practice one and two. In previous job roles Annie has developed and taught ‘drill and skills’ and specialist parent education in clinical practice. This year Annie will be undertaking her PGcert in higher education.

Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Midwifery, 1st class. Anglia Ruskin University 2010
  • Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Practitioner Module, Level 6. Anglia Ruskin University 2014
  • Mentor, Clinical Educator and Practice Educator Preparation Course, Level 6. University of Essex 2012
  • Hypnobirth Midwife Practitioner 2015
  • ALERT course, University of Portsmouth 2010
  • PG cert Higher Education, in progress. Anglia Ruskin University. Due to complete 2018

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Royal College of Midwives

Recent presentations and conferences

  • ‘who cares about the pelvic floor?’ Royal College of Midwives and The White Ribbon Alliance Seminar 2012 - presenting experiences working rural Bangladesh.