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Rosemary joined the public health team in 2014 after a 30 year NHS career in midwifery and health visiting. She has a BSc (Hons) in Specialist Practice Public Health (City Alumni) and has achieved the post-graduate Certificate in Education since her appointment as lecturer (Health Visiting) with City, University of London.
Rosemary's areas of expertise are: safeguarding children, breastfeeding, prescribing and professional regulation. The Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) Lead for the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) BSc/PGDip programme, she has worked with her team to achieve successful Unicef UK accreditation of the programme (health visitor route) in July 2018.
Rosemary teaches on the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) BSc/PGDip programme, being lead for the Safeguarding the Health and Wellbeing of Children, Young People and Families module. She contributes to the BSc Nursing Studies programme by being lead for the Literature Review Dissertation module.
As link-lecturer, Rosemary undertakes visits to practice placements; she is personal tutor for both pre-registration (child branch) and post-graduate SCPHN students, and she supervises pre-registration dissertations.
- 77AO108W, Nursing and Midwifery Council, Apr 2015 – Apr 2016
- Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), NMC, Nov 2005 – Apr 2016
- Community Practitioner, Nurse Prescriber, NMC, Nov 2005 – Apr 2016
- BSc Specialist Practice Public Health (1st class Honours) including V100 prescribing, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Aug 2005
- Diploma in Advanced Midwifery (DAM), University of Wales/Welsh National Board, Wales, Jan 1996
- Registered Midwife (RM), NMC, Nov 1981 – Sep 2008
- Registered Nurse, Adult, NMC, Apr 1980 – Apr 2016
- Lecturer (Health Visiting), City, University London, Sep 2014 – present
- Safeguarding Children Adviser, Barts Health NHS Trust, Oct 2011 – Mar 2013
- Health Visitor, Barts Health NHS Trust, Sep 2005 – Aug 2014
- Practitioner Panellist with Nursing & Midwifery Council, NMC, Apr 2003 – Sep 2008
- Midwife Member for Wales of United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting (UKCC: forerunner of the NMC), UKCC, Sep 1997 – Apr 2002
- Short-term Clinical Fellow "Teamcare Valleys", University of Wales College of Medicine, Jun 1992 – Jun 1993
- Community Midwife, Carmarthenshire NHS Trust, Jan 1990 – Apr 2004
- Staff Midwife, West Glamorgan Health Authority, Nov 1981 – Dec 1989
- Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy
French (can read, speak and understand spoken) and German (can read, write, speak and understand spoken).
Teaching on Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) BSc programme. (Modules: Evidence for Practice and Public Health and Society). Specialist areas: Safeguarding and Child Protection, Professional Regulation, Breastfeeding, Perinatal Mental Health.
Facilitates an Action Learning set supporting the Specialist Practice Teachers from the Community Trusts where students are placed (Barts Health, Homerton, and Newham).
Unicef UK Baby Friendly
Rosemary was a Baby Friendly key worker in the Barts Health Health Visiting Service between 2009-11 and contributed to the successful award of the Unicef UK Baby Friendly accreditation in December 2011. She now has the Lead to work towards the Unicef UK Baby Friendly accreditation of the City University SCPHN programme.
Has a role as personal tutor (link lecturer) for students in their community practice placements.
Publications by category
- Marx, R. (1996). Providing Continuity of Care by Community Midwives. In Bryar, R. and Bytheway, B. (Eds.), Changing Primary Health Care (pp. 181–191). Oxford: Blackwell Science.