Staff Profile: Sheila Brown

Sheila Brown
Lead Midwife for Education & Course Director for the Bachelor of Midwifery Programme
01240 383 906
School of Healthcare Sciences, Fron Heulog, Bangor / Archimedes, Wrexham

External Examiner Post

  • University of the West of Scotland, pre- registration Midwifery (BSc & MSc)

Professional Qualifications

  • 2015 NMC recordable teaching qualification
  • 2009 International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • 2007 Registered Midwife (UK)
  • 2004 Registered Midwife (Australia)
  • 1993 Registered Nurse (Canada)

Academic Qualifications

  • 2015 Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PG Cert HE), Bangor University
  • 2013 Master of Research in Health and Social Care (MRes HSC), The University of Manchester
  • 2007 Bachelor of Midwifery (BM), Bangor University
  • 2004 Master of Science (MSc), University of Wollongong, Australia
  • 2001 Bachelor of Technology in Specialty Nursing (BTSN), British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada
  • 1993 General Nursing Diploma, University College of the Fraser Valley, Canada


  • 2013 Tricia Anderson Award, Iolanthe Midwifery Trust
  • 2013 Dame Rosalind Paget Award, Iolanthe Midwifery Trust

Professional Bodies

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Professional Experience

Medical, surgical, obstetrical and neonatal nursing. Midwifery: inpatient areas and community caseloading. Experience working in rural and remote areas including arctic Canada and central Australia.

Conference Presentations

Poster presentation: Women’s experiences of cervical ripening as inpatients on an antenatal ward, Sheila Brown & Christine Furber, Royal College of Midwives Annual conference, Telford, 11/2014

Concurrent session: “’Poles Apart’? Challenges in maternity care provision in arctic Canada and central Australia” Sheila Stewart* at the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Triennial Congress, Glasgow; 06/2008.


Brown, SJS & Furber, CM (2015) Women’s experiences of cervical ripening as inpatients on an antenatal ward. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. 6 (4): 219-225.

Bradbury-Jones, C, *Stewart, S, Irvine, F and Sambrook, S (2010) Nursing students’ experiences of being a research participant: findings from a longitudinal study. Nurse Education Today. 31 (1): 107-111.

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