By working in several NHS Trusts for over ten years period, at various roles and teams, and by mostly speeding time coordinating labour ward and supporting staff through training, as practice development midwife, Theodora has a clear understanding of the current demands and needs of healthcare organisations.
As human factors train the trainer, she has a passion for simulation training in healthcare. Having obtained her primary qualification in Greece and studied for her MSc in Leadership in Health and Social Care in the UK she strongly supports students from diverse backgrounds.
She has been working in Higher Education since 2021.
Her research interests are around human factors training in the healthcare sector, and the effects of the interconnection of ethics, law and leadership in delivering healthcare services. The main focus of her research is to enable evidence informed choice for the individual needs of service users across all of the backgrounds.
Midwifery, Leadership in Healthcare
Research Project for the Dissertation Module “Experiences of novice mentors teaching student midwives in clinical practice; An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Study”, Best Post Graduate Award 2017
“It’s all Greek to me”: Setting up a Non Government Organisation (NGO) to enhance Hellenic British Midwifery collaboration and create a support network to Greek Midwives in UK. Poster, RCM Conference, 2016
Oral presentation with tittle ‘‘The CTG interpretation; The pathophysiology in labour’’ & ‘‘Looking for a job in UK as a midwife, the challenges and the rewards’’ in the 12th National Greek Midwifery Conference, Heraclion, Greece, 2012
Oral presentation with tittle ‘‘Emergency contraception as commented on the internet by the greek woman of today.” 6th Panhellenic Conference of Family Planning. Rokopanou Th., Loumousioti Th., Zourou M. Alexandroupolis, Greece, February 2010.
Oral presentation with tittle ‘‘Infertility and psychological support for infertile couples.’’ Rokopanou Th., Loumousioti Th., Zourou M. Presentation in the 11th National Greek Midwifery Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2009