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Academic Biography

Current role: 

In my current role as Midwifery a lecturer, I am course leader for the MSc in Midwifery and module lead for the Pathophysiology and Leadership modules on the BSc Midwifery course. 


My current PhD study is a constructive grounded theory approach to the attributes of delivery suite coordinators as perceived by the multi-disciplinary team. 

Previous roles: 

Prior to joining the University as lecturer, I held management roles in the NHS as a Head of Midwifery, Director of Nursing for the CCG and Divisional Manager for Women’s, Children’s & Sexual health Services. 

I have also held clinical midwifery roles in the community, hospital and neonatal setting in various maternity units in the UK and abroad. 

I also hold an honorary contract with the local maternity unit which allows me to maintain and update my clinical midwifery skills.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Leeds

Award Date: 30 Nov 2002

Bachelor, University of Manchester

Award Date: 17 Oct 1995

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Research Output

How delivery suite co-ordinators create situational awareness in the multidisciplinary team

Bunford, D. & Hamilton, S., 2 Aug 2019, In : British Journal of Midwifery. 27, 8

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    Cocaine and its effects on pregnancy

    Bunford, D., 1 May 1995, In : British Journal of Midwifery. 5, 5

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