Hannah McCauley

Senior Research Associate (Midwifery)

MSc Midwifery Practice, Bsc Midwifery, Bsc (Hons) Nursing. RGN, RM.

Hannah McCauley has been practising as a dual trained nurse and midwife for over 13 years, both in the UK and internationally. Prior to her appointment in LSTM, she was a Clinical Sister and Manager in a midwifery led unit and labour ward in Northern Ireland. She worked in Uganda with VSO as a Maternal Health Specialist for 2 years. During her time in LSTM Hannah will be the technical lead on various implementation research projects to improve the capacity of healthcare providers delivering antenatal and postnatal care. Hannah will also be supporting projects to improve the quality of care during and after pregnancy in countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

Research Areas 

Definitions and roles of healthcare providers delivering antenatal and postnatal care in low-and-middle-income-countries.

Knowledge and skills of healthcare providers before and after competency-based training in antenatal and postnatal care.

International medical volunteers working in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

Supporting development of key signal functions for Antenatal and Postnatal care

Hannah is also a PhD candidate within LSTM. Her supervisors are Professor Nynke van den Broek and Dr Barbara Madaj


Hannah has experience in clinical teaching and supervision for midwifery and medical undergraduate students both in the UK and in low-and-middle-income-countries. Hannah supports teaching and learning within LSTM by teaching on Master’s modules, the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and the Diploma in Tropical Nursing (DTN). Hannah is the deputy course director of the Diploma in Sexual Reproductive Health and also supervises Master’s student’s dissertation projects.


Member of the Royal College of Midwives

NMC registered Midwife and Nurse