Elizabeth Bailey

Associate Professor and Director of the Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Centre

School of Health Sciences

Elizabeth Bailey joined BCU in February 2021 as Associate Professor and Director of the Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Centre. Liz became a registered Midwife in 2004 and worked clinically before developing an interest in research. Liz worked in clinical research roles before completing her Doctorate and then working as a Clinical Academic Midwife. Before joining BCU Liz worked between Coventry University and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust where she was also a NIHR 70@70 Senior Midwife Researcher.

Liz’s research interests focus on complex pregnancy and the organisation of maternity services. Liz is also an advocate for clinical academic careers and has supervised clinical midwives at Masters and Doctoral level. Liz also has an interest in innovation and digital health and was awarded a HEE Topol Fellowship in 2021.

The Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Centre (EBMBC) is an exciting partnership between Birmingham City University and the Multiple Births Foundation, a charity (founded in 1988) which has developed a national and international reputation for educating and advising healthcare professionals in the specialist needs of multiple birth families. Liz is leading the EBMBC in its vision to become an internationally renowned centre for excellence in education, practice and research into multiple pregnancy, birth and life course of families with multiples.

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