Posts Tagged: Clinical Academics

Tracey Davies: FGM – a difficult issue that needs tackling

I’m Tracey and I’m a Clinical Academic PhD student here at Southampton and a neonatal nurse at Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust. In addition to my clinical academic nursing career I volunteer as the Kenya Country Manager for the charity ‘Cricket without Boundaries’, and I also run my own charity ‘THEY are Africa’. In February I’m planning to travel to Kenya to help deliver a ground-breaking… Read more »

Emily and Marie: The International Confederation of Midwives Congress 2014

Clinical Academic Doctoral Fellows Experience of The International Confederation of Midwives Congress 2014  ‘When a woman is at her most vulnerable, it is kindness that makes the difference’ – Her Excellency Toyin Saraki Over 3,800 midwives from over 100 countries gathered in Prague for 4 days of inspirational speeches, seminars and workshops. Over the course of the week we learnt about practice in other countries,… Read more »

Clinical academia: from workbench to bedside

The pace of continuing modernisation in today’s health service demands a joined up approach to translating theory into practice to improve patient care. As a result, in recent years we have observed the rise and rise of a new kind of practitioner – the clinical academic. If you are an undergraduate looking to go into nursing, midwifery or an allied healthcare practitioner role, you could… Read more »