Sarah Milnes

Personal detailsSarah Milnes

  • Lecturer in Midwifery
  • +44 (0)116 229 7924
  • Sem62@leicester.ac.uk
  • School of Healthcare, George Davies Centre, Leicester. LE1 7RH

Sarah has been a practising midwife since 2006 and was employed by the University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust as a fully rotational midwife providing universal and additional care to women during the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods. Sarah spent two years working within the midwifery research team alongside her clinical role at UHL and in 2018, she undertook further training to become a Newborn and Physical Examination of the Newborn (NIPE) trained practitioner.

In 2019, Sarah joined the Midwifery Education Department at the University of Leicester. This was initially as a part-time seconded lecturer in the first year of delivering the University of Leicester’s pioneering 4-year Undergraduate Master in Science Midwifery with Leadership programme. While in this role, Sarah was successful in achieving Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (Advance HE). In 2019, she was appointed to a full-time Lecturer in Midwifery position and has responsibility as a Year Lead, Module Lead and Personal Tutor. Sarah has a Midwifery Bank contract with UHL and is currently studying a Masters Degree in Advanced Midwifery Practice at Anglia Ruskin University. 

Areas of interest

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


  • 2006: BSc (Hons) Midwifery
  • 2006: Registered Midwife
  • 2018: Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE)practitioner
  • 2019: Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • 2019 to present: currently studying MSc in Advanced Midwifery Practice

Professional membership and affiliations

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council Midwifery Registrant
  • Royal College of Midwives
  • Associate Fellow of the HE

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