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Dr Sarah Hillman

Job Title
Associate Professor (Clinical)
WMS - Health Sciences
Research Interests

Research interests relate to; GP training and workforce Genetics in primary and community care Women's health in Primary and community care including pregnancy and postpartum period, polycystic ovarian syndrome, menopause and female incontinence.


Dr Sarah Hillman graduated from Birmingham medical school in 2004 (Intercalated BMedSci 1st class Hons 2001). She went on to gain her Membership of the Royal college of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She was awarded a PhD in 2014 (Chromosomal microarrays when a structural fetal anomaly is detected on antenatal ultrasound scan). She trained in General Practice on the Coventry and Warwickshire VTS before gaining her membership of the Royal college of General Practice in 2020. She is now a Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care.

Title Funder Award start Award end
CONNECT: CO-productioN of an iNtervention using realist Evaluation to provide CommuniTy-based care for women and partners who have experienced a stillbirth or second trimester miscarriage (Fellowship for Becky MacGregor) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Oct 2023 30 Sep 2028
Stage 2 NIHR PGfAR: Optimising the care of women following childbirth related perineal trauma National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Feb 2022 31 Jan 2026
Menopause GAP: exploring inequalities in menopause care in General Practice using qualitative methodology. National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Jul 2023 30 Sep 2024
Pregnant women's perceptions and acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccination: a qualitative study (NIHR RfPB stage 2) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 07 Jan 2023 06 Jan 2024
Stillbirth and second trimester loss; community support for women NIHR CRN West Midlands 01 May 2022 30 Apr 2023
LearninG from Women's ExpeRiences of Anal InContinencE after Vaginal Birth (GRACE) (outline: 66560) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 22 Sep 2021 21 Mar 2023