Lisa Lachanudis

Lecturer in Midwifery and Programme Director for Professional Midwifery Advocate

Faculty of Health Sciences

+44 (0) 1482 464626

Prior to joining the University of Hull, Lisa practised as a community midwife and as a supervisor of midwives.

She now works within the midwifery team teaching across a range of programmes. She is programme director for the professional midwifery advocate course.

Lisa's interests include women who misuse substances and the effects of this upon childbearing. She is currently working alongside colleagues writing a meta ethnographic paper on this topic.


Research Interests

  • Neonatal abstinence
  • Childbearing women who misuse substances
  • Impact upon fathers having a premature infant within neonatal intensive care unit

Research groups

Currently working alongside Rhona Williams, Franziska Wadephul and Louise Lewis, conducting a meta ethnographic study on care providers' attitudes to women who misuse substances in pregnancy.



Sisson H, Jones C, Williams R and Lachanudis L (2015), 'Metaethnographic Synthesis of Fathers' Experiences of the Neonatal Intensive Care Environment During Hospitalisation of Their Premature Infants', Journal of Obstetric, Gynaecologic and Neonatal Nursing, Volume 44, Issue 4, Pages 471-480

Lewis L and Lachanudis L (2015), 'Postnatal Care' (chapter eight) in Fundamentals of Midwifery: A Textbook for Students, Lewis L (ed), Wiley-Blackwell



Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Practice 1
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Ill Health
  • Practice 3
  • Facillitating Normal Childbirth

Teaching awards and accolades

  • HEA Fellowship
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • MSc Health Studies, Huddersfield University
  • BSc Health Professional Studies, University of Hull

External roles

  • Link Lecturer to Scunthorpe