Sue joined Middlesex University as a midwifery lecturer in January 2013. She had previously been living and working in Switzerland where she was a midwifery lecturer at the Berne University of Applied Science and in independent practice attending home births. Sue has always maintained her clinical practice alongside her academic career. Sue combines working as a lecturer at Middlesex University with working as a clinical midwife within a continuity of care model at University Hospital Lewisham.
Further professional activity
All aspects of normality, facilitating choice in pregnancy and childbirth, case loading models of maternity care, neonatal resuscitation, home birth, water birth, physiolgical vaginal breech birth.
Women's motivation for a home birth.
Effect of models of continuity of midwifery care on preterm birth
Promoting choice for women with a baby with a breech presentation. Promoting physiological birth for babies presenting breech.
Brailey, Sue (2016) The Albany Model of Care: working in partnership with women. In: Birth in Focus: Stories and Photos to Inform, Educate and Inspire. Pinter and Martin, London, pp. 190-201. ISBN 9781780662350
Brailey, Sue and Jarrett, Patricia and Luyben, Ans and Poat, Angela (2015) Swimming against the tide: women's experience of choosing a homebirth in Switzerland. British Journal of Midwifery , 23 (11). pp. 780-788. ISSN 0969-4900