Lisa Stephens

Associate Lecturer

Department of Midwifery

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542939

Summary of Key Roles: 

  • Programme Lead of the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme and LME
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate 
  • CPD Midwifery modules including: NIPE, PMA and Mentorship 
  • Personal Academic Tutor 
  • Academic Assessor 
  • Academic Link Lecturer 


  • MSc in Public Health (University of Worcester, 2018)
  • PGCE in Post-16 Education (University of Cardiff, 2006)
  • Level 7 Module in Reproductive Health (Kingston University, 2003)
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery (University of Surrey, 2000)
  • DipHE in Adult Nursing (University of Portsmouth, 1996)

Teaching and Research

Teaching and Research

Teaching areas: 

  • Professional issues
  • Governance and quality
  • Leadership
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate
  • Intrapartum care
  • Reproductive health
  • Newborn
  • Maternal obesity
  • Public Health and the midwife


Research areas:

  • Antenatal Physical Activity and Wellbeing  

Professional Bodies

Professional bodies

Association / Society 

Contribution to Association / Society 

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 

RM, RN, Lecturer/Practice Educator 

The Higher Education Academy 


Living Well Research Group – University of Worcester 


Royal College of Midwives 




Research outputs



Institutions involved 


September 2020

Introduction to public health and health promotion chapter for Public Health book for Student Nurses 

Cardiff University 




January 2020-March 2020 

Co-creation of learning package around 3 key outputs with underpinning of key evidence, national policies academic principles. Based on outputs from original project in 2019 

LMS for Hereford and Worcestershire, Wye Valley Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 



January 2019-March 2019 

Co-authored an Academic impression of literature with focus on 2 key elements of Saving babies Lives V1 National Bundle with recommendations for practice  

LMS for Hereford and Worcestershire, Wye Valley Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 




Stephens, L (2019) Supporting professional midwifery advocates to enhance implementation of the A-EQUIP model MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, Vol 29 (2) pp. 159-161 

Martin T, Stephens L, Dennis T. (2018) Introduction and background to the role of professional midwifery advocate MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, Vol 28 (2) pp.161-163 

Stephens, L (2007) Promoting Exercise in Pregnancy MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 17:1 pp.48-51 


Conferences attended




September 2019 

PMA National Conference 


March 2019 

Saving Babies Lives 

Presented findings on a literature review related to fetal well-being