After training as nurse in 1984 and then Midwife in1987, my career has been very varied combing my passion for research in women's health and clinical midwifery. My clinical career has been mostly at St Georges' Hospital and clinical research at SGUL.
In 2005, I entered Higher Education as a Lecturer at King's College London till 6 years ago when I joined the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education in the department of Midwifery. Currently, I am the lead for October 17 PgDiP Cohort (85 weeks course) and my teaching responsibility is across the curriculum focusing on research modules and supervising research student.
Main research interest: Pregnancy, Preterm birth and vaginal infections
1. Oakeshott P, Kerry S, Altherton H, Adamma Aghaiza, Hay S, Taylor-Robinson D, Simms I, Hay P. Community-based trial of screening for Chlamydia trachomatis to prevent pelvic inflammatory disease: (POPI) BMJ; 2010; 340:1642
2. Oakeshott P, Kerry S, Altherton H, Adamma Aghaiza, Hay S, Taylor-Robinson D, Simms I, Hay P. Community-based trial of screening for Chlamydia trachomatis to prevent pelvic inflammatory disease: the POPI (Prevention of Pelvic infection) trial. Trials 2008, 9:73
3. Ivaz S, Brennan S, Dean S, Hay S, Hay P, Kerry S and Oakeshott P. (2006) Lessons learned from recruiting young female students to a randomised controlled trial of chlamydia screening. Family Practice; Vol 23(2) pp188-191
4. Hay S, Oakeshott P (2005) Non-invasive chlamydia testing of pregnant teenagers British Journal of Midwifery; Vol 13(7) pp434-439.
5. Hay S, Hay P, Oakeshott P (2004) Feasibility of recruiting in a student bar for a trail of chlamydia screening in young women. Family Practice; Vol 21 (2) pp 223-224.
6. Oakeshott P, Kerry S, Hay S, Hay P. (2004) Bacterial vaginosis and preterm birth: a prospective community-based cohort study. Br J Gen Pract; Vol 54 (499) pp 19-22.
7. Oakeshott P, Hay P, Hay S, Kerry S, Taylor-Robinson D. (2004) Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in early pregnancy & relationship between its presence and pregnancy outcome. British Journal of O&G; Vol 111 (12): pp1464-7
8. Oakeshott P, Kerry S, Hay S, Hay P. (2004) Bacterial vaginosis and preterm birth: a prospective community-based cohort study. Br J Gen Pract; Vol 54 (499): pp 119-222
9. Oakeshott P, Hay P, Hay S, Adefowora A and Shattock R. (2003) Inflammatory markers in the vagina in Early Pregnancy. International Journal of STD& AIDS; Vol 14 (4): pp 289-90
10. Oakeshott P, Hay P, Hay S, Steinke F, Rink E, Thomas B, Oakeley P, Kerry S. (2002) Detection of Chlamydia Trachomatis infection in early pregnancy using self-administered vaginal swabs and first passed urines: cross- sectional community based survey. British Journal of General Practice; Vol 52 (483): 830-3
11. Oakeshott P, Hay P, Hay S, Steinke S, Rink E, and Kerry S. (2002) Association between Bacterial vaginosis or chlamydial infection and miscarriage before 16 weeks' gestation: prospective community based cohort study. BMJ; Vol 325 (7376): pp1334.
12. Oakeshott P, Kerry S, Hay S (2000) Condom promotion in women attending inner city general Practices for cervical smear: A randomised control trial. Family Practice; Vol 17 (1): pp56-9
13. Oakeshott P, Hay S (1999) Sexual lifestyle of women attending inner city general practices for cervical smear. Br J Gen Pract. 49(447): 817-818.
Sima Hay (2017) Preterm Labour in Mayes' midwifery. 16th edition, edited by Macdonald S , Johnson G.Elsevier, Edinburgh.
Sima Hay (2019) Professional Studies for Contemporary Midwifery Education and Practice: Concepts (2019) Jayne Marshall ed. Elsevier, Edinburgh: Chapters: 2- Ethical Decision Making, and Challenges and 6-The Science of Midwifery and Evidence-Based Practice