Caroline Hollins-Martin

Caroline HollinsMartin

Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin PhD MPhil BSc RGN RM Cert Ed

Professor in Maternal Health

Biography

Caroline J Hollins Martin is a Professor of Maternal Health and has a background that has encompassed a career in women’s reproductive health that spans 30 years; the first 11 of these were spent as a clinical midwife in Ayrshire (Scotland) and 19 teaching and researching women’s reproductive health within universities. Caroline is an NMC Registered Midwife and Lecturer/Practice Educator. She is also a graduate and post graduate in psychology and a Member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS).

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Conference Activity

  • I organised and chaired 9 study days for the workforce confederation in conjunction with the Department of Health Science at the University of York
  • I was a chair at the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) 30th Triennial Congress (Prague Congress Centre).

 

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • I represent the role of midwife for the Turners Syndrome Support Society. This role has involved presenting invited papers, chairing sessions and discussion groups with women with Turner’s syndrome and their families at their annual meeting in Chorley eac
  • I chaired the steering group that directed management of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Greater Manchester. Co-project between New Step for African Community (NESTAC), NHS clinics, primary care, community services, midwives, and the University of Salf

 

Editorial Activity

  • Associate editor for the maternal health section of Nurse Education and Practice (NEP).
  • Editor: Special edition: women’s health and maternity care issues. Midwifery Matters. Issue no. 120.
  • Editor: Special Edition: innovative developments and debates for midwifery education in practice. Nurse Education in Practice. 12(5) 239-300.
  • Editor: Special edition: women’s health and maternity care issues. Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing. Issue no. 952.
  • Journal Editorial Advisory Board : Scientific Basis of Healthcare: AIDS and Pregnancy. Science Publishers: Enfield UK.
  • Journal Editorial Advisory Board : Scientific Basis of Healthcare: Angina. Science Publishers: Enfield UK.
  • Journal Editorial Advisory Board : Biomarkers in Disease: Methods, Discoveries and Applications. Science Publishers: Enfield UK.

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Class prize for top academic student on my RGN nursing programme

 

Media Activity

  • BBC TV show at media city in Salford. I presented for 5 minutes in a documentary - “How I became a midwife”:Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOwlqqh1WCw

 

Current Post Grad projects