BSc in Biomedical Science | BSc (Hons) in Midwifery
Supporting to achieve equitable health outcomes for all social groups accessing our
Maternity Service; targeting support and interventions to the most disadvantaged groups to
improve service quality and address inequalities of access, service provision and healthcare
Lead role in developing an EDI framework in Maternity that supports the Trust’s
commitment to fostering an inclusive working environment that promotes equality of
opportunity and diversity for all staff members and student midwives; recognising that a
workforce that represents the community that it serves delivers a better experience for
service users and better outcomes.
Teaching and supervision
1. Weekly antenatal classes at Florence Park for targeted service users
2. Oxford Maternity Update Days for Midwives and Obstetric Nurses
3. Maternity Support Worker Update days
Brookes Teaching: Associate level engagement
Global Ethnic Majority midwifery students
Royal College of Midwives - Decolonising midwifery education toolkit
Okiki C, Giusmin G, Hunter L, '"Only for the White". A qualitative exploration of the lived experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic midwifery students '
Nurse Education Today 131 (2023)
ISSN: 0260-6917 eISSN: 1532-2793Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Okiki C, Giusmin G, Carpenter J, Hunter L
, 'Choosing Midwifery - the perceptions and experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants to midwifery programmes: a mixed methods study'
Nurse Education in Practice 69 (2023)
ISSN: 1471-5953 eISSN: 1873-5223Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR