Ms S Grace Thomas
Telephone:+44 (0)29 2091 7837
Location:Room 511, 5th Floor, Eastgate House, 35 - 43 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 OAB
Main Roles and Responsibilities:
I am Professional Head of Midwifery Education and Lead Midwife for Education at Cardiff University. My passion is to help women achieve a positive birth experience, regardless of the type of birth, and to enable students and midwives alike to have the skills and confidence to safely support women in their achievement of this. I have presented widely across the UK and internationally and was joint recipient of the RCM Excellence in Education Award in 2011 for the Medicines & Midwives (MaM) project.
Joint lead for All Wales initiative to produce on-line training module for midwives on perinatal mental health (Chair of All Wales Perinatal Mental Health Forum)
Currently working with RCM to develop on-line training for numeracy skills for midwives
Member of Wales Midwifery 20:20 “Core Role of the Midwife” work stream & Wales representative on Scotland “Public Health” work stream
Lead for developing Maternity Pathway using the Map of Medicine
Member of review team for Safer Childbirth (RCOG / RCM / RCOP / RCOA)
Member of NMC Essential Skills Cluster (normality) for review of undergraduate midwifery curriculum
Journal reviewer for BJM and AJM
International and national conference speaker
Winner of Heads of Midwifery Advisory Group Award 2007 for partnership working.