Sarah Milnes

Personal detailsSarah Milnes

  • Lecturer in Midwifery
  • +44 (0)116 229 7924
  • School of Allied Health Professions, George Davies Centre, Leicester. LE1 7RH

Following a 13 year career at the University Hospitals of Leicester I joined the University of Leicester, initially as a seconded lecturer before successfully applied for a full time role in 2019. 

Areas of interest

  • Promoting normality
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Emergencies in childbearing
  • Facilitating complex pregnancy and birth
  • Systematic physical examination of the newborn infant
  • Clinical skills 


  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery - 2006
  • Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE)practitioner – 2018
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy – 2019
  • Currently studying for a MSc in Advanced Midwifery Practice 

Clinical experience

  • 13 years clinical experience working as a fully integrated rotational midwife, providing universal and additional care to women during the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods.
  • 2 years spent working with the midwifery research team alongside my clinical role
  • Qualified as a NIPE practitioner in 2018
  • Currently hold a bank contract with University Hospitals of Leicester