Helen Cheyne - Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, University of Stirling
Royal College of Midwives (Scotland) Professor of Midwifery Research
-Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, University of Stirling
Telephone - 01786 466289
Helen is RCM Scotland Professor of Midwifery. She is based in the Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, where she leads a programme of research in maternal and child health and wellbeing. She is also Deputy Director of the Stirling Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection.
Helen began her career as a nurse in Glasgow before training as a midwife in Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital in 1980, going on to work as a midwife in Glasgow and in a rural maternity unit in the north east of Scotland.
Helen’s research is primarily concerned with improving the quality and delivery of maternity and early years care to improve the health and wellbeing of mothers and babies. Her current research projects are focussed on improving postnatal care, mother’s experience of maternity care and perinatal mental health. Working closely with practicing midwives and mothers is a key aspect of all of her research.