Dr Rona Lockyer-Sheppard

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About me

Having worked in Nursing and Midwifery for 30 years I am currently a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery and Programme Leader for the post-registration programme, BSc (Hons) Specialist Practice and BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies.

I teach on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Midwifery and cross programme modules in Nursing & Midwifery.  I am the Practice Associate Lecturer in Midwifery for Cossham birthing unit and North Bristol Trust.

I have a number of research interests in perinatal mental health,  and fatherhood and Masculinities. My PhD research focused on  men's expereiences of preganancy, birth and the postnatal period. Currently I am a theme lead of the Bristol Health Partners Health Intergration Team (HIT) for Perinatal Mental Health, with a particular interest in education and training for healthcare practitioners. I am also module leader for a CPD module for Perinatal Mental Health for Health and Social Care practitioners.

Area of expertise

Fatherhood and Masculinities

Perinatal Mental Health

Public health and women with social complexity  

Public Health

Critical Gender Theory - Feminst Theory


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