Angeliki Bolou

Angeliki Bolou

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

Angeliki is a senior lecturer in midwifery and a course leader for NURS 1547 Evidence and Research for Professional Practise (shared course) and NURS 1472 Developing Midwifery Practise. She has been in this post for one year.

Angeliki is a diabetes specialist midwife and a link lecturer for Newham Hospital.

She used to be a senior research midwife and her interest is in maternal nutrition and how it can affect the developing fetus.

Angeliki's area of expertise includes diabetes in pregnancy, reproductive health, women's health and assisted conception.

Angeliki is currently undertaking my PhD focusing in gestational diabetes and the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the specific population. She is also studying for my PgCert in teaching in higher education. Her MSc is in Reproductive science and women's health.

Posts previously held

7/2015- 12/2016 - Diabetes Specialist Midwife band 6/ Co-ordinator of the Anti-D clinic

Barts Health NHS trust- Royal London Hospital

4/2014- 7/2015 Research Midwife Band 7 – Grade 5

Queen Mary University of London

1/2012- 7/2013 Senior Midwife Band 6

Maternity/Gynecological Hospital "Mitera"

5/2011 – 8/2011 Band 5 Midwife

General Maternity District Hospital "Helena Venizelou" (Athens)

2/2011 – 5/2011 Band 5 Midwife

Kainuu Central Hospital (Finland)


Member in the Diabetes In Pregnancy research group
Registered with the NMC
Nominated, for role as a link lecturer, in the BJM category of contribution to midwifery education.
Registered as an external reviewer with the National Institute of Health Research.

Recent publications


Bolou, Angeliki , Lanz, Doris, Drymoussi, Zoe A., Gonzalez Carreras, Francisco Jose , Austin, Frances , Dodd, Julie , Mehay, Anita , Pizzo, Elena , Thomas, Amy , Heighway, James (2021), Acceptability and adherence to a Mediterranean diet in the postnatal period to prevent type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes in the UK: a protocol for a single-arm feasibility study (MERIT). BMJ Publishing Group. In: , , , . BMJ Publishing Group, BMJ Open, 11: e050099 (12) ISSN: 0959-8138 (Print), 2044-6055 (Online) (doi:

Amaefule, Chiamaka Esther , Bolou, Angeliki, Drymoussi, Zoe, Gonzalez Carreras, Francisco Jose , Pardo Llorente, Maria del Carmen , Lanz, Doris , Dodds, Julie , Sweeney, Lorna , Pizzo, Elena , D’Amico, Maria (2020), Effectiveness and acceptability of metformin in preventing the onset of type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes in postnatal women: a protocol for a randomised, placebo-controlled, doubleblind feasibility trial — Optimising health outcomes with Metformin to prevent diAbetes After pregnancy (OMAhA). BMJ Publishing Group. In: , , , . BMJ Publishing Group, BMJ Open, 10: e036198 (5) 2044-6055 (Online) (doi: