Beverley Lynn

Midwifery Lecturer / PPH

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education

Department:School of Nursing & Midwifery

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

After 28 years working full-time within the NHS & University Bev now works part-time and has focused her interest within in the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) screening procedure and has been the CPD NIPE Module leader for the past three years in both Chelmsford and Cambridge.



Bev qualified as a midwife in 1993 following a career as a general nurse working predominantly in the operating theatre. She worked full time as a midwife in Colchester until 2001 when she took a 50/50 secondment between clinical practice and the university and joined the midwifery team in Chelmsford as a Practice Educator Midwife until 2010. Bev became an Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) instructor in 2004 and a Newborn Life Support (NLS) Resuscitation Council (UK) instructor in 1999, and in 2006 became a UK Resuscitation Council NLS Course Director. She continues with her 50/50 secondment however her role within ARU is now as a Midwifery Lecturer.

Research interests

  • The role of the midwife as the primary screener within the newborn infant physical examination.
  • Newborn life support – promoting midwifery skills
  • Cardio-toco-graph interpretation – multidisciplinary team training
  • Obstetric Emergencies -High risk midwifery skills


  • Module Leader postgraduate  Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (CPD module)
  • Module tutor undergraduate Obstetric Complexities in Midwifery
  • Bsc major project supervisor


  • Registered General Nurse
  • Registered Midwife
  • BA first class (Hons) Woman’s and Midwifery Studies
  • Post Graduate Certificate  in Teaching & Learning