Gail Norris

Gail Norris

Miss Gail Norris



Gail Norris is a registered midwife who has spent over ten years working with pregnant women and their families, and latterly as a team midwife in Forth Valley. Gail began her career in higher education in 2003 at Edinburgh Napier University, she now the Lead Midwife for Education. Gail is part of the School's Senior Leadership team and holds the position of Senior Academic Lead for Strategic Implementation. Gail in her role as Lead Midwife for Education has fostered strong links with clinical practice, particularly Lothian, Forth Valley, Fife and Borders. Gail is also a member of the Maternity Services Liaison Committee , enabling a strong link with the users of the maternity services.


Research Areas


Conference Activity

  • Health and Inequalities University West of Scotland
  • Learning teaching and Assessment ( LTA) Student Partnership in Assessment , Edinburgh Napier University 2016
  • Learning teaching and Assessment ( LTA)Introducing Obstetric Emergencies into the Midwifery Curriculum – team work , Edinburgh Napier University 2017
  • Focus on Public Health - Exploring perception of risk during childbirth in women with an increased BMI > 35kg/m2 – Manchester


Membership of Professional Body

  • Shorlisted RCM wards 2017


External Examining/Validations

  • Demontfort University , Leicester
  • Return to Practice Midwifery - Dundee University


Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior fellow of Higher Education Academy


Current Post Grad projects