Ms Julie Watson

Ms Julie Watson

Lecturer / Research active / and Programme Director -Midwifery 85 week Programme

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Midwifery and Child Health

Summary

Julie has Professional NMC registrations: Nursing, Specialist Community Public Health Nursing -Health Visiting and Midwifery.

After many years in practice, moved into higher education / academia Teaching and research combine practice, education and evidence.

Julie joined the University of Hull in September 2017.

Julie also works as National Professional Adviser, with Care Quality Commission (CQC): improving service experience and outcomes for women, children, families and communities. High quality care and safety in maternity and children's services.

Worked at a strategic and national level on nursing and midwifery education and practice: Contribution to Future Midwife; Participation /member of Public Health England academic research group; PHE service spec and a Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting (Leadership & influence at scale).

Undergraduate

Programme Director

Module leadership

Undergraduate and postgraduate Health and social care programmes.

Teach across range programmes, modules

Experience of Multidisciplinary and multi-agency teaching

Supervision of students

Pastoral role

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Responsive versus scheduled feeding for preterm infants

Watson, J., & McGuire, W. (2016). Responsive versus scheduled feeding for preterm infants. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2016(8), https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD005255.pub5

The economic benefits of increasing kangaroo skin-to-skin care and breastfeeding in neonatal units: Analysis of a pragmatic intervention in clinical practice

Lowson, K., Offer, C., Watson, J., McGuire, B., & Renfrew, M. J. (2015). The economic benefits of increasing kangaroo skin-to-skin care and breastfeeding in neonatal units: Analysis of a pragmatic intervention in clinical practice. International Breastfeeding Journal, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13006-015-0035-8

Responsive versus scheduled feeding for preterm infants

Watson, J., & McGuire, W. (2015). Responsive versus scheduled feeding for preterm infants. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2015(10), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD005255.pub4

Research interests

Contributed to a number of projects that have direct policy implications: Cochrane reviews on infant feeding to inform WHO Guideline Development Group on nutrition actions (International).

Research interests include:

Public Health -women, children and families ( Reducing inequalities)

Perinatal mental health;

Infant Feeding

improving outcomes for women and babies;

improving care delivery; service user experiences

Children and young peoples health outcomes

Safeguarding; vulnerable groups.

Methodologies include qualitative and quantitative;; mixed methods

Cochrane systematic reviews.

Surveys

Implementation science

Continuing PhD studies.