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Charlotte Kenyon is a registered midwife with experience in a variety of clinical settings. Her main area of practice is the labour and birth environment. She is also a Supervisor of Midwives within Yorkshire and Humber. Her interests are in supporting women’s choice and facilitating safe care for women who make less common choices, integrating complementary therapies into conventional maternity care to promote normal birth and positive experiences of pregnancy and working with women who have fear and anxiety related to birth. She has a keen interest in the media impact on women’s perceptions and expectations of birth.
Charlotte has been a lecturer in midwifery since 2006 and has focused her development of education practices related to clinical skills facilitation and objective structured clinical assessments. She has developed initiatives in the use of digital fluency in midwifery education and development of study skills and professional identity through development and use of peer assisted support networks for midwifery students. Other areas of interest are health policy development and the impact of change and Charlotte has maximised this interest through teaching and module leadership of large interprofessional policy education modules. In her previous role she won the Interprofessional Education Award in 2009 and was nominated by students as an Inspirational Teacher in 2012.
Kenyon, C., Marshall, J. and Hogarth, S. (2015) ‘Challenges of mentorship’ The Practising Midwife , 18 (3), pp. 36-40. ISSN 1461-3123