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Lindsey Rose

Senior Lecturer

Medical Technology Research Centre

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Areas of Expertise:
Health, social care and medical innovation , Nursing and midwifery

Lindsey has a particular interest in the newborn and infant physical examination screening procedure and has introduced this into the undergraduate programme ensuring enhanced employability for ARU midwifery students. Lindsey is the university lead for NIPE and is a member of the education panel for the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme.

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Lindsey worked as an acupuncturist running her own practice in Brighton until she married in 1995 and moved to Suffolk. Here she worked for the Department of Justice initially in the Family Court and then as a Human Resources Officer until 2005 when she commenced her Midwifery degree. Lindsey worked as a midwife until she took up a lecturer’s post at Anglia Ruskin in 2013. Having completed her Masters in Healthcare Education and her NMC teaching qualification, Lindsey has been successful in obtaining a senior lecturer’s post in the Midwifery team in Cambridge.

Research interests

Lindsey is working towards her PhD looking at the role of digital technology in improving screening of neonates at the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination. Lindsey has released an app:  NIPE ‘textbook in a pocket’ for midwives, neonatal nurses, GP’s, and nurse practitioners to use when completing the newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening within 72 hours of birth and again at 6-8 weeks. 

  • Module Leader Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Level 6
  • Module Leader Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Level 7
  • Link Lecturer: Addenbrookes the Rosie Hospital and Ipswich hospital
  • BSc and MSc major project supervisor

  • BSc first class (Hons) Midwifery
  • Registered Midwife
  • Masters in Healthcare Education
  • NMC qualified teacher status
  • Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Selected recent publications

Patel, Shreepali and Wallis-Redworth, Maxine and Jackson, Sophie and Rose, Lindsey (2017) Art and science: Promoting understanding and empathy through film. British Journal of Midwifery, 25 (11). pp. 734-740. ISSN 2052-4307.

Rose, L., Siderov, J., Bhopal, H., and Mok, S., Detection of anomalies in the red reflex test requires adequate training (2020). Clinical and Experimental Optometry https://doi.org/10.1111/cxo.13147.

Rose, L. (2017). Abnormalities of the genital tract. In: Macdonald, S and Johnson,G Mayes' Midwifery. London: Elsevier. 957-964.

Rose, L., Newborn and Infant Physical Examination. In Lindsay, P., Bagness, C., and Peate, I., eds (2018). Midwifery Skills at a Glance. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, pp 80-81.

McDonald, S., Rose, L., (2020). Neurological behavioural and growth assessment of the newborn. In Davies, L. and McDonald, S., eds.  Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal health. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

McDonald, S., Rose, L., (2020). Newborn screening and immunization. In Davies, L. and McDonald, S., eds.  Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal health. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Tupling, R., Meads, C., Rose, L., (2018). Does water-birth impact the neonatal microbiome? [Poster]. Exhibited at Anglia Ruskin 5th Annual Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.  Chelmsford, 14th September 2018.

Rose, L., ‘Maternal Substance Misuse and Effect on the Neonate.’ National Midwifery conference, Anglia Ruskin University. April 2014. Chelmsford.

Rose, L. ‘Student midwives’ experience of the transition to qualified status.’ Royal College of Surgeon in Ireland. Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery. 19th February 2015. Dublin.

Rose, L., ‘Developing a teaching tool for pre-registration midwifery students to recognise abnormalities of the neonatal eye as part of the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Programme.’ National NIPE Conference, “Nobody puts baby in the corner,” Anglia Ruskin University. 23rd April 2018. Cambridge.

Rose, L. ‘Development of an application (app) to assist students to detect abnormal red reflexes in newborns.’ National Screening Committee Newborn and Infant Physical examination National Conference. 25th September 2019. Manchester.

Recent presentations and conferences

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference 2015 Dublin.

Presentation of research findings from Masters in Healthcare Education major project.