Mrs Sue Nyombi

Job: Senior Lecturer Midwifery

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: Ext: 7807




Personal profile

Sue worked as a midwife for 14 years, in various roles as a midwife in Leicester, as a case-load midwife for 5 years and at both alongside and stand-alone birth centres and had a short stint as an independent midwife. Sue came in to education in 2008 and has been here at DMU ever since. She has completed a Masters degree in Medical Law and ethics. As well as being module leader on the Midwifery Dissertation module, Sue is the admissions tutor for the BSc Midwifery programme.

Publications and outputs

Nyombi S (2014) Why is there an increased incidence of cord rupture at water birth? MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, vol 24, December, 476-478.

Williams J (2011) Midwifery Survival Guide: common questions and answers for the newly qualified midwife. Quay Books, London Sections: Promoting Normality & What do I need to consider when using water for labour?

Abstract and commentary:

Cricco-Lizza R (2009) Formative Infant feeding: experiences and education of NICU nurses, MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, 19 (4) 546.

Conference presentations:

The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Conference. Student midwives making a difference in the local community: the breast feeding baby on the go Square community engagement initiative at De Montfort University. Prague, 1-5th June 2014.

The East Midlands Supervisors of Midwives Annual Conference ‘The Multiple Mini Interview’-User involvement at student midwife interview. September 2013

Areas of teaching

Sue teaches across a range of first, second and third year modules on the Midwifery programme


BA Midwifery

PG Cert Higher education

LLM Medical Law and Ethics