Carmel Lloyd joined the RCM in February 2014 from the Nursing and Midwifery Council, where she was the Standards Development Manager. Previously she was the Acting Head of Midwifery at the NMC and has also worked as a Lecturer and Programme & Curriculum Development Lead for Midwifery & Women’s Heath Studies at Kings College, University of London.
Carmel’s remit is to shape and support the delivery of the RCM strategy and professional activity for education and learning for members. She also takes the lead on advising internal and external stakeholders on regulatory matters and midwifery regulation. She has been working with all four UK countries on the development of their employer-led models of supervision for midwives and co-ordinating the development of education and training.
A regular speaker at conferences, she has extensive experience in healthcare policy and regulation, standards development, education and curricula development, midwifery practice and the supervision of midwives.