Dame Lorna Muirhead

Dame Lorna Muirhead, Immediate Past President of the Royal College of Midwives, has represented midwives in many forums nationally and internationally. This includes being on the Council of the Kings Fund, being a member of the Senior Nursing, Midwifery Advisory Committee which advises Government on issues relating to midwifery, and being the RCM representative on the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Council. She is the immediate past president of Baby Lifeline.

Also a member of the External Working Group of the National Framework for Children, Dame Lorna has authored recent publications including Women at Work, and co authored the RCM/RCOG joint document Towards Safer Childbirth. Awarded the Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for midwifery services in the year 2000, Dame Lorna became a fellow of the RCOG and Honorary Fellow of Liverpool John Moores’ University. Lorna was the Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside from 2006 until her retirement in 2017. 

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