Dr Joan Cameron

Associate Dean Quality and Academic Standards / Lead Midwife for Education

Address:

School of Nursing & Health Sciences
11 Airlie Place,
Dundee,
DD1 4HJ

Phone Number:

+(44) 01382 388534

Email Address:

j.cameron@dundee.ac.uk

Biography

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

Research

Interests

  • Reproductive loss
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Critical appraisal

Current

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

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

Teaching

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

Publications

CAMERON J, ROXBURGH M, TAYLOR J & LAUDER (2011) Student retention in programmes of nursing and midwifery education: Why do students stay? Journal of Clinical Nursing (20), pp 1372 – 1382.

CAMERON J, ROXBURGH M, TAYLOR J & LAUDER W (2011) Why students leave: An integrative review of the research literature. Journal of Clinical Nursing 20, pp 1086 – 1096.

CAMERON J (2010) Respiratory and Cardiac Disorders. In: Henderson C and Macdonald S (Eds) Mayes Midwifery: A textbook for midwives 14E. London, Balliere Tindall.

CAMERON J (2010) Neonatal Loss. In: Boxwell G (Ed) Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing 2E. London, Routledge.

CAMERON J (2009) Response to: Pesut et al. (2009) Commentary on Paley J (2009) Religion and the secularisation of healthcare. Journal of Clinical Nursing 18, 1963–1974 in Journal of Clinical Nursing 18, 2245 – 2246. Journal of Clinical Nursing 18 (24) pp 3510 – 3511.

CAMERON J, (2009). Woman centred maternity care and professional positioning: A response to Dornan. International Journal of Nursing Studies, in press.

CAMERON J, TAYLOR J & GREENE A, (2008). Evaluating professional guidelines for the care of dying previable babies. Evidence Based Midwifery, 6 (4), pp.136 – 142.

CAMERON J, TAYLOR J & GREENE A, (2008). Repesentations of rituals and care in perinatal death in British midwifery textbooks 1937- 2004. Midwifery, 24 (3), pp.335 - 343.

CAMERON J & TAYLOR J, (2007). Nursing and Midwifery: Re-evaluating the relationship (commentary). International Journal of Nursing Studies, 4(5), pp.855 - 856.

WINTER C, & CAMERON J, (2006). The 'stages' model of labour: deconstructing the myth. British Journal of Midwifery, 14 (8), pp.454 - 456.

CAMERON J, AND RAWLINGS ANDERSON K, (2001). Female circumcision and episiotomy: both mutilation? British Journal of Midwifery, 9 (3), pp.137-142.

RAWLINGS K, & CAMERON J, (2001). Genital mutilation: Human rights and cultural imperialism. British Journal of Midwifery, 9 (4), pp.231-245. 

CAMERON J, & RAWLINGS ANDERSON, K. (2000). ‘Female genital mutilation: a global perspective’. British Journal of Midwifery 8(12), pp. 754 - 60.

CAMERON J, & HAINES J, (2000). Management of respiratory disorders. In: BOXWELL, G., (Ed) Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing. London, Routledge.

CAMERON J, & RAWLINGS ANDERSON, K, (1998). ‘”Circumcision”, culture and healthcare provision in Tower Hamlets, London’. Gender & Development 6(3), pp. 48 - 54.

Conferences

International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress, Durban 20 – 23rd June 2011

Failing to care: Representations of perinatal loss in medical textbooks

RCN Research Society International Conference, The Sage Gateshead 11th - 13th May 2010: Diversity and pregnancy loss: implications for policy and practice; Failing to care: Representations of perinatal loss in medical textbooks

Scottish School for Primary Care Conference Focusing Our Research on Patients Crieff Hydro Hotel 27th – 28th April 2010: Engaging with Diversity in Primary Care Research: Challenges and Opportunities

Open University Birth and Death Research Group & British Sociological Association’s Human Reproduction Group ‘Experiencing Reproductive Loss: Working Together to Change Practice’ Conference, Open University, Milton Keynes, 2nd October 2008: Diversity & pregnancy loss: Implications for policy and practice. 

Date  October 2008

International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress, Glasgow 1st – 5th June 2008 Policies for pre viable infants in the UK: Who cares for the baby? 

Date  June 2008

Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal, University of Bath 12th – 15th September 2007 Policies for pre viable infants in the UK: Who cares for the baby?

Date  September 2007

RCN Research Society International Conference, Dundee 1st – 4th May 2007 Policies for pre viable infants in the UK: Who cares for the baby?

Date  May 2007

Childhood and Youth: Choice and Participation. International Conference. University of Sheffield, 4th – 6th July 2006. Discretionary Death or Infanticide: Notions of Suffering in the Very Preterm Infant. 

Date  July 2006

Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal, University of Bath 15th – 18th September 2005 Rituals and Care in Perinatal Death: Representations in British Midwifery Textbooks 1937 – 2005. 

Date  September 2005

International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress, Brisbane 11th – 14th July 2005 Rituals and Care in Perinatal Death: Representations in British Midwifery Textbooks 1937 – 2005. 

Date  July 2005

RCN Research Society International Conference, Belfast 8th – 11 March 2005 Rituals and Care in Perinatal Death: Representations in British Midwifery Textbooks 1937 – 2004. 

Date  March 2005

International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress: Newborn Life Support Training for midwives in the UK. Vienna 4th – 18th April 2002.

Date  April 2002

Resuscitation Council Instructor Day: Newborn Life Support – where are the midwives? University of Birmingham, 11th April 2002.

Date  April 2002

Resuscitation Council Instructor Day: Mentoring – a case of the emperor’s new clothes? Plenary session. University of Birmingham, 11th April 2002.