Elizabeth Crisp

Senior Lecturer

School of Health, Science and Wellbeing

I have worked as a rotational midwife in a variety of settings within the NHS including; community, a freestanding midwifery led unit, antenatal/postnatal, delivery suite, HDU and a conjoined midwifery led unit. I currently maintain Midwifery practice at a busy NHS maternity unit to ensure my practice is contemporary – and of course to bring my experiences into my current role as a midwifery lecturer !

Professional memberships and activities

Registered Midwife - Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal College of Midwives – Member

Academic qualifications

BSc Hons Midwifery Practice
PG Cert in Higher and Professional Education (current)
MSc Women’s’ Reproductive Health (current)

Cert in CPD Sexual Health Advising
Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) CPD Cert
Resuscitation Council UK – Newborn Life Support

Expertise

Extensive experience including:

  • Clinical skills (basic midwifery care, emergency situations)
  • Professional issues
  • Sexual Health
  • Recruitment into research studies in clinical practice
  • Fundamental midwifery care (at all levels – antenatal, intranatal and postnatal midwifery)
  • Study skills
  • Interprofessional learning
  • Evidence based practice
  • Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE)
  • Newborn life support

Enterprise and commercial interests

I have a strong interest in maintaining positive relationships with our clinical partners. I currently link with University Hospital of North Midlands, but also have developed tools that can be utilised for all of our partners to maintain and continue to develop successful partnerships.

Attended internationalisation week in Linz Austria Applied Sciences Upper Austria to develop partnerships and participate in workshops, discussing collaborative innovations and differences in healthcare provisions globally.

Teaching

I currently teach a wide varied range of subjects within the midwifery programme. I also enjoy teaching women’s health and obstetric emergencies to the paramedic students.

Publications

Crisp E. (2018) Sex workers’ - a call for midwives’ awareness, discussion, research and practice development. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, vol 28, no 3, September 2018, Original article. © MIDIRS 2018

Crisp E, Jackson, S. (2018) Presentation: Collaborative Learning in Practice Models (CLiP®)The Dynamic Learning and Care Environment Fundamental piece of the contemporary healthcare crisis solution – a reflection of the past … . Conference In: Patient Safety, Five Years on: towards safer care. Stafford. (Unpublished)

Crisp, E. Jackson, S. (2018) Poster: Collaborative Learning in Practice Models (CLiP®)The Dynamic Learning and Care Environment Fundamental piece of the contemporary healthcare crisis solution – a reflection of the past … . Conference In: Patient Safety, Five Years on: towards safer care. Stafford. (Unpublished)

CRISP, Elizabeth (2018) Do we acknowledge families’ sexual and reproductive health needs within maternity services? A practising midwife’s reflection. M.I.D.I.R.S. Midwifery Digest, 28 (2).

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