SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Dr Jeanne Lythgoe
Dr Jeanne Lythgoe
postal addressMary Seacole Room 3.50, Fredrick Road, Salford, Grt. Manchester , England, M5 4WT.
email addressJ.Lythgoe@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 295 2517
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health & Society
From September 2011 to present.
From January 2010 to September 2011.
From January 2010 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
Professional background: I am a midwife of 33 years experience who for the last 13 years has also been an acupuncturist trained within the Western Medical Acupuncture approach. I have based my midwifery career around community and Birth Centre environments focused on the promotion of normal birth the psychological and social support of families. I qualified as a registered nurse in 1982, midwife in 1984, I have worked as a community midwife from 1986-1999, I then worked as a Lecturer Practitioner for 4 years before becoming a Sure Start Co-ordinator (Public Health Lead Midwife) for 5 years. In 2010 I began working in my present post as a Lecturer in Midwifery becoming a Senior Lecturer and Lead Midwife for Education in 2015. In 2015 I achieved my Professional Doctorate conducting a qualitative study on ¿Experiences of pregnant women receiving acupuncture treatment from midwives¿. I supervise Phd and MSc students. From 2004 - 2014 I sat on the BMAS Council as Chair the membership Committee. Since 2014 I have been the chair of the Manchester & District Acupuncture group. I also lecture across the UK on the use of Acupuncture within pregnancy & birth in partnership with the BMAS I am a regular reviewer for ¿Midwifery¿, Jrn of Completer and Alternative Medicine, & Acupuncture in Medicine I lead on Perinatal Mental Health education within the University of Salford and teach on postgraduate modules for Perinatal Mental Health and Neonatal Care I am research active developing bids around supporting vulnerable families. I sit on a number of midwifery forums and am Programme Leader for BSc Midwifery (156wk programme) I gained my Advanced Diploma in Midwifery in 1991 going on to gain a BA Hons 2:1 in Health Studies in 1993. I then gained a Masters in Practitioner Research in 2003 ¿Exploring the role of men in supporting women to Breastfeed¿. That year I also gained a PGCE in Higher Education (Teaching) In 2006 I completed a PGCE in Medical Acupuncture. In 2007 I qualified as a Supervisor of Midwives and am a SoM at Bolton Foundation Trust Professional background: I am a midwife of 33 years experience who for the last 13 years has also been an acupuncturist trained within the Western Medical Acupuncture approach. I have based my midwifery career around community and Birth Centre environments focused on the promotion of normal birth the psychological and social support of families. I qualified as a registered nurse in 1982, midwife in 1984, I have worked as a community midwife from 1986-1999, I then worked as a Lecturer Practitioner for 4 years before becoming a Sure Start Co-ordinator (Public Health Lead Midwife) for 5 years. In 2010 I began working in my present post as a Lecturer in Midwifery becoming a Senior Lecturer and Lead Midwife for Education in 2015. In 2015 I achieved my Professional Doctorate conducting a qualitative study on ¿Experiences of pregnant women receiving acupuncture treatment from midwives¿. I supervise Phd and MSc students. From 2004 - 2014 I sat on the BMAS Council as Chair the membership Committee. Since 2014 I have been the chair of the Manchester & District Acupuncture group. I also lecture across the UK on the use of Acupuncture within pregnancy & birth in partnership with the BMAS I am a regular reviewer for ¿Midwifery¿, Jrn of Completer and Alternative Medicine, & Acupuncture in Medicine I lead on Perinatal Mental Health education within the University of Salford and teach on postgraduate modules for Perinatal Mental Health and Neonatal Care I am research active developing bids around supporting vulnerable families. I sit on a number of midwifery forums and am Programme Leader for BSc Midwifery (156wk programme) I gained my Advanced Diploma in Midwifery in 1991 going on to gain a BA Hons 2:1 in Health Studies in 1993. I then gained a Masters in Practitioner Research in 2003 ¿Exploring the role of men in supporting women to Breastfeed¿. That year I also gained a PGCE in Higher Educatin (Teaching) In 2006 I completed a PGCE in Medical Acupuncture. In 2007 I qualified as a Supervisor of Midwives and am a SoM at Bolton Foundation Trust
Key Qualifications
2003
Other qualifications: 2:1hons BA Health Studies University of Manchester PGCE Higher Education University of Salford PGCE in Western Medical Acupuncture University of Hertfordshire Advanced Diploma in Midwifery ( Salford & Bolton school of midwifery) Registered Midwife Salford School of Midwifery Registered Nurse Salford School of Nursing Supervisor of Midwives
2015
Thesis title - " Experiences of pregnant women receiving acupuncture from midwives"
Key Projects
2017
Mar
Evaluation of the Perinatal Mental Health Education Strategy (Grt Manchester & Coastal Networks)
Health Education North West, £8,333.00.
Principal Investigator: J Lythgoe (100%).
Key Presence
Conference Presentations
2018
Sep
2018
Sep
2016
Jun
Presentation of Phd study and findings. Recommendations for practice
2016
Mar
Presentation regarding the use of Acupuncture and Acupressure to support labouring women.
2016
Jan
Development of a masters level module on Perinatal and Infant Mental Health for Health Professionals
Media Appearances
2016
Aug
Discussion on issues related to children being present at the birth of a sibling
2011
Jul
As Midwifery Expert/ Supervisor of Midwives provided research and advised on a historical aspect of midwifery. On film explained to celebrity Robin Gibb the circumstances/event of his grandmothers referral to the Central Midwive... more >>.