Jude Horscraft

Midwifery Lecturer and Module Leader for Advancing Midwifery Practice

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

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

Research Supervision:Yes

Jude is a practising midwife lecturer with a special interest in resilience and Reflective practice, training, and education of the midwifery workforce, is a PROMPT Obstetric emergencies & Human Factors trainer. Jude is a Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) with experience in facilitating Restorative Clinical Supervision (RCS).

jude.horscraft@aru.ac.uk

Background

Having trained as a midwife at Anglia Ruskin in 2007 Jude went on to practice in both the Obstetric led maternity services and within the community. Following her passion for Midwifery Jude went on to be the student support midwife at her local hospital, this role enabled her to combine her love of midwifery with her interest in the practice education of student midwives. After four years in the role of Practice Development Midwife Jude joined the Midwifery faculty at ARU where she now teaches full-time. Jude is also a qualified Professional Midwifery Advocate & NIPE practitioner.

Research interests

  • Human Factors in Healthcare
  • Resilience & learning through reflective practice
  • Physiological Fetal Surveillance
  • Hypnobirthing

Teaching

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery
  • Module Leader ‘Advancing Midwifery Practice’
  • Personal Development Tutor
  • Link Tutor Basildon University NHS Trust 
  • BSc and MSc major project supervisor
  • PMA & PNA post reg courses

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training (PROMPT) Train the trainer
  • Human Factors in Healthcare trainer (Global Air Training)
  • Newborn & Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Practitioner (ARU)
  • Aromatherapy for Childbirth practitioner RCM accreditation
  • Hypnobirthing Practitioner RCM accreditation
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate (Hertfordshire university)

Recent presentations and conferences

Fetal Surveillance Physiological CTG masterclasses