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Ms Julie Watson


Julie Watson

Lecturer / Research active / and Programme Director -Midwifery 85 week Programme

Biography Julie has Professional NMC registrations: Nursing, Specialist Community Public Health Nursing -Health Visiting and Midwifery.
After many years in practice, moved into higher education / academia Teaching and research combine practice, education and evidence.
Julie joined the University of Hull in September 2017.

Julie also works as National Professional Adviser, with Care Quality Commission (CQC): improving service experience and outcomes for women, children, families and communities. High quality care and safety in maternity and children's services.

Worked at a strategic and national level on nursing and midwifery education and practice: Contribution to Future Midwife; Participation /member of Public Health England academic research group; PHE service spec and a Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting (Leadership & influence at scale).
Research Interests Contributed to a number of projects that have direct policy implications: Cochrane reviews on infant feeding to inform WHO Guideline Development Group on nutrition actions (International).

Research interests include:
Public Health -women, children and families ( Reducing inequalities)
Perinatal mental health;
Infant Feeding
improving outcomes for women and babies;
improving care delivery; service user experiences
Children and young peoples health outcomes
Safeguarding; vulnerable groups.

Methodologies include qualitative and quantitative;; mixed methods
Cochrane systematic reviews.
Implementation science

Continuing PhD studies.
Teaching and Learning Programme Director
Module leadership
Undergraduate and postgraduate Health and social care programmes.
Teach across range programmes, modules
Experience of Multidisciplinary and multi-agency teaching
Supervision of students
Pastoral role