Julie Flint

Midwifery Lecturer

Faculty of Health Sciences


+44 (0) 1482 463095

Julie joined the University of Hull in 2004 as a lecturer in midwifery after working in Hull as a nurse and then as a midwife.

She was previously seconded to work with the Local Supervising Authority Midwifery Officer for two years, promoting excellence in midwifery practice across the Yorkshire region.

Julie has also undertaken consultancy work in Uganda, Bangladesh and India, gaining a perspective of healthcare in countries with low-resourced healthcare provision.


Research Interests

  • Any projects of interest reflecting the varied aspects of childbearing

Research groups

  • Currently working towards a research project evaluating the value of an open access high street cafe focused around childbearing women that she facilitated up until 2014.
  • Previously researched a local initiative, providing volunteer doulas as lay support for vulnerable and disadvantaged birthing women, for her MSc in 2008.


Two chapters, 'Antenatal midwifery care' (with Carol Lambert), 'Intrapartum midwifery care' (with Sue Townend), Fundamentals of Midwifery: A Textbook for Students, Louise Lewis (ed.), Wiley-Blackwell (2015) 



Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Introduction to Midwifery
  • Facilitating Normal Childbirth
  • Complexities of Childbirth
  • Midwives Understanding Mentorship
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate course

Professional highlights

External roles

Launched a social enterprise company to improve empowerment and personal control for childbearing women and their families through the delivery of quality-assured birth preparation classes in an open access high street cafe (2007-2014)