Head of Department of Midwifery and Child Health/ Chair of Unfair Means and Professional Unsuitability Panels/ Chair of Student Misconduct Panels/Schwartz Facilitator/ NMC Chair of Conduct and Competence Committees/ Programme Director BSc (Hons) Health Professional Studies/ Deputy Chair of the Hull York Medical Schools, Research Ethics Committee
Janet is a nurse and midwife who is also qualified in law. She has a passion for teaching midwifery, healthcare law and ethics, particularly military ethics.
She has 30 years of military experience as a regular nursing officer and now as an army reservist at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Janet joined the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2003. Her PhD is entitled Professional, Ethical, and Legal Issues in British Military Healthcare Practice.
She is Chair for the Nursing Midwifery Council's Fitness to Practise Conduct and Competence Committees, and Deputy Chair of the Hull York Medical School's Research Ethics Committee.
She is also an Army Reservist at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps and has been commissioned for over 30 years.