Sarah Spence



2001 - MA (Hons.) Modern History. University of Edinburgh.
2010 - BSc Midwifery. Edinburgh Napier University.
2017 - MA Womens Studies. University of York.


Research manager at legal head-hunting consultancy.
Registered midwife (NHS and private).

Thesis Title

Workplace bullying: the final straw for NHS midwives at breaking point?


Andy Charlwood
Tomasina Stacey
Kate Hardy

Thesis summary/synopsis

My research examines bullying in midwifery through the lens of Depersonalised Bullying, and using Reflexive Thematic Analysis. 

Midwifery. NHS. Identity. 

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change