Jenna has been a practicing midwife for 20 years having qualified in 2002. She trained at University of Northumbria and began her career at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust in 1999. She subsequently worked in various roles, including a move to The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals, before returning to Northumbria in 2019 as the Head of Midwifery.
Jenna is clinical lead for the network and:
- provides clinical leadership and support to help facilitate the development of Network-wide clinical protocols, agreements and clinical audit, with a specific focus on improving the quality of care for people accessing maternity services and their families.
- provides expert advice, on midwifery clinical care and support through the clinical community and managers across different care settings, to promote evidence based service delivery models.
- responsible for midwifery clinical leadership, advice and engagement.