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Dr Kenda Crozier

Kenda has a background in nursing and midwifery. She trained as a midwife in Salisbury and worked in both hospital and community practice in Northern Ireland. After undertaking a first degree then MSc in midwifery at Queens University Belfast, she gained an All Ireland Fellowship which was funded jointly by NBNI and An Bord Altranais in 2000. This enabled her to fund her part time PhD study at the University of Ulster into midwives competence in using birth technology. In 2005 Kenda was the first midwife to gain a PhD at the University of Ulster.

She has presented the findings from her study at the International Confederation of Midwives conference Brisbane in 2005, the RCN international nursing research conference in Belfast in 2006 and the RCM conference in Brighton in 2007. A number of papers from the work have been published.

She is currently working as a lecturer in midwifery at the University of East Anglia and has a keen interest in technology in midwifery practice, induction of labour and perinatal mental health and postnatal care organisation.

Kenda PhD abstract is available in pdf format