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Professional Practice Fellow, Midwife Tutor

Kate Hulme image 2021Kate has been a midwife since 1992, training in London. She has worked in many areas including setting up a midwifery centre in London, Lead Maternity carer work in New Zealand, and at both tertiary and primary hospitals in Christchurch and London.

Kate has always had a focus on teaching in the obstetric clinical area to midwives, medical students and junior doctors. Her current role with the university is a Professional Practice Fellow, Midwife Tutor where her main responsibility is to give a midwifery perspective to both 5th year medical students and doctors undertaking the Diploma of Obstetrics. She still works as a midwife and charge midwife at Christchurch Women’s Hospital so hopes to be a good resource person and support to our medical students.

She is also a Midwifery First Year of Practice Mentor and is serving a second term on the Clinical Board of the Canterbury District Health Board representing the midwives of the Canterbury region.

Kay's current role with the University is Professional Practice Fellow, Midwife Tutor, where her main responsibility is to give a midwifery perspective to both 5th year medical students and doctors undertaking the Diploma of Obstetrics.