Dr Joan Cameron

Senior Lecturer

Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences

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Academic qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Surrey, 1989
  • MSc. Midwifery, South Bank University, 1998
  • PhD, University of Dundee, 2011

Professional qualifications

  • Registered General Nurse, Eastern District College of Nursing & Midwifery, Glasgow, 1980
  • Registered Midwife, Eastern District College of Nursing & Midwifery, Glasgow, 1981
  • Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing, Eastern District College of Nursing & Midwifery, Glasgow, 1982
  • Certificate in Neonatal Nursing, 1984
  • Advanced Diploma in Midwifery, Royal College of Midwives, London, 1987

Wider professional activities

  • Member British Association of Perinatal Medicine
  • UK Resuscitation Council Newborn Life Support Course Instructor
  • UK Resuscitation Council Generic Instructor Course Instructor
  • Member of NMC Lead Midwife for Education Strategic Reference Group
  • Member RCM UK Board for Scotland Lead Midwives Consultation Group
  • Member Royal College of Midwives
  • Member Birth and Death Research Group
  • Member of the QAA Benchmarking group for Nursing, Midwifery & Health Visiting
  • Member Bereavement Research Forum
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Working Group for the Routine Examination of the Newborn Best Practice Statement, NHS QIS
  • Member Association of Radical Midwives
  • Reviewer: Midwifery
  • Reviewer: Journal of Clinical Nursing
  • Member Scottish National Steering Group Midwifery 2020: Modernising Midwifery Careers
  • Member: Project Group - Bereavement framework for the NHS in Scotland
  • Reviewer: Sociological Research Online



  • Reproductive loss
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Critical appraisal


Care of the dying very preterm baby in labour ward: How are rituals constructed, deconstructed, enacted and interpreted?

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  • Neonatal Care
  • Critical appraisal
  • Politics of midwifery
  • Reproductive Loss