Lesley Page

PhD, MSc, BA (Open), HFRCM, Honorary DSc, RM.

Professor Lesley Page CBE served as President of the Royal College of Midwives from April 2012 till June 2017. Lesley has considerable international experience and has worked in and lectured in many parts of the world. She has over 300 publications.

Lesley was the first professor of midwifery in the UK at Thames Valley University and Queen Charlotte’s Hospital. She is Visiting Professor of Midwifery at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London, Honorary Research Fellow Oxford Brookes University and Adjunct Professor University of Technology Sydney and Griffith University Australia. Lesley received the International Alumni Award University of Technology Sydney in 2013 and was conferred with an Honorary DSc by University of West London in November 2013. In 2014 she was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to midwifery.

The emphasis of her current work is the humanisation of maternity care.