Carinna Griffiths

Midwifery Lecturer: BSc (Hons) Midwifery

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Chelmsford

Carinna is a practising midwife and Professional Midwifery Advocate with an interest in Antenatal Education, Public Health and student experience and retention.

carinna.griffiths@aru.ac.uk

Background

Having worked in the public sector for 7 years, Carinna pursued her dream of training as a midwife. She qualified as a midwife in 2016 and worked in all areas of maternity including antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal and community midwifery before working as a labour ward co-ordinator and in a management role before joining ARU in 2021. Since then, Carinna has thoroughly enjoyed working with student and newly qualified midwives.

Research interests

  • Antenatal Education
  • Public Health
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate
  • Student/Newly Qualified Midwife retention

Since qualifying as a Professional Midwifery Advocate, Carinna has continued to explore how the role can increase student retention by offering the service at an undergraduate level.

Teaching

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery
  • Public Health
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate
  • Link tutor for Southend University Hospital (Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Practicing Midwife One

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Postgraduate Professional Midwifery Advocate

Memberships, editorial boards

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Postgraduate Professional Midwifery Advocate