Keely Shires


Health, Education, Policing and Sciences

Keely is new to the midwifery team joining following a 10 year career within Midwifery. Keely has worked across all areas of midwifery as a rotational midwife over the last decade. For the past 2 years she has been part of a continuity team providing seamless antenatal intrapartum and postnatal care to women and their families. Keely has also been part of the education team with her trust for the last 5 years delivering PROMPT to the staff members at the trust she is based at. Keely has also been the Link for the universities as a PLF in a secondment role for the last year before joining the midwifery Team at the university.

Professional memberships and activities

  • RCM
  • NMC

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Hons Midwifery
  • Unison Training


  • Psychology
  • Obstetric Emergencies
  • Human Factors
in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021