Dr Lesley Briscoe

Senior Lecturer Postgraduate Medical Education/ Programme Lead Advanced Fertility

Medical Education

Faculty of Health and Social Care

Research Interests:
Pain Response Associated with Suturing Perineal Tears and Episiotomies:, Women and their families experiences of childbirth, How technology is able to support improvements in care, How values influence care provision, The concept of vulnerability in relation to childbirth

Registered nurse 1983, Registered midwife 1986, MSc Practitioner Research by Research 2001, MPhil Midwifery 2006, Post Graduate Certificate of Education 2007, PhD 2018


Lesley Briscoe; PhD, MPhil; MSc; PGCE; RM; RGN; Lesley is a Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Medical Education and Programme Lead for The Advanced Fertility Practice Programme at Edge Hill University. Lesley has extensive experience working as a midwife, educator and researcher. Lesley’s research interests have a focus around maternity care and the current area of exploration relates to perinatal mental health. Research approaches have utilised qualitative, quantitative and mixed methodology to explore or test research questions around real life issues in practice. Lesley has presented about research and education locally, nationally and internationally. Her publications span nursing, midwifery, obstetric and paediatric journals. Her research experience informs her role as; a member of more...

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