Leicester professor receives prestigious midwifery award

Professor Jayne Marshall (right) receives the Achievement Award at the 2019 Midlands Maternity and Midwifery Festival Awards

Professor Jayne Marshall recognised for achievement in midwifery.

Professor Jayne Marshall, Foundation Professor of Midwifery in the School of Healthcare at the University of Leicester, was awarded the prestigious Achievement Award at the 2019 Midlands Maternity and Midwifery Festival Awards on Tuesday 9 April 2019 at King Power Stadium, Leicester.

The award recognises achievement in maternity or midwifery services in any clinical, practice, leadership or educational role, and is awarded to someone who has made a difference and inspired others, taken on extraordinary challenges and demonstrated a lifetime of service and impact.

Professor Marshall is an experienced midwife, lecturer and external examiner. She is also the University’s Midwifery Council’s (NMC) Lead Midwife for Education and has been tasked with developing a new faculty of midwifery academics to implement the innovative four-year undergraduate Midwifery with Leadership MSci programme in partnership with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

Professor Marshall said: “I am delighted to have received the Achievement Award at the Midlands Maternity and Midwifery Festival Awards, in recognition of my work in midwifery education and practice that has supported the development of future generations of midwives to deliver high quality midwifery and neonatal care to mothers, their babies and families as well as establish their midwifery careers in a range of roles.”