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Our Maternity Teams

Our Maternity Teams

The Maternity and Gynaecology department is made up of a number of professionals.

  • More than 120 Midwives based in the hospital and community services, including specialists in diabetes, screening, infant feeding, smoking in pregnancy, bereavement and our own Digital Midwife
  • We also have specialist Vulnerability Midwives who provide care in the community for women and families who need additional support
  • A team of Healthcare Assistants and Maternity Support Workers 
  • Specialist counselling and bereavement services
  • Breastfeeding peer support on our wards
  • Newborn hearing screening service
  • Nursery Nurses
  • Our own housekeepers on our wards

Nursing and Midwifery

  • Head of Midwifery and Nursing - Sarah Petty
  • Head of Governance for Family Health - Dotty Watkins
  • Matron for Maternity and Gynaecology Outpatient Services - Theresa Woodward
  • Matron for Maternity Acute Services - Verity Gough
  • Matron for Maternity Community Services - Elizabeth Hayter
  • Matron for Acute Gynaecology and Integrated Sexual Health Services - Karen Charlesworth
  • Lead Midwives Labour Ward - Natalie Humphrey and Alexa Birks
  • Lead Midwife Wharncliffe - Lucy Whitehead
  • Lead Midwife for Smoking in Pregnancy – Wendy Griffith
  • Lead Midwife Gestational Diabetes – Bianca Caudwell
  • Lead Midwife for Infant Feeding – Debbie Ellis
  • Lead Midwives for Antenatal and Newborn Screening Services - Judith Gilliver and Jackie Durban
  • B11 Ward Manager - Julie King
  • Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit and PAS Manager - Leanne Hanson
  • Gynaecology Outpatients Manager - Jill Green
  • Lead Midwives for Community - Zoe Scott, Lyndsey Willers, Heather Liggins
  • Lead Midwife for Greenoaks Antenatal Clinic - Jo Aitken
  • Lead Midwife for Governance - Vicki Lee
  • Fetal Surveillance Midwife – Erin Linane
  • Specialist Bereavement Midwife – Shahida Mehrban
  • Lead Midwife for Continuity of Carer – Trudy Hutson

We have 11 Obstetric-gynaecology consultants, all with their own subspecialties:

Our consultants:

  • Miss D Patel  - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. Special interest in uro-gynaecology. Clinical Effectiveness Lead
  • Mr H Lotfallah  - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. Special interest in minimal access and advance laparoscopic surgery, cancer. Gynaecology Governance Lead
  • Mr R Faraj - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. Special interest in endocrine gynaecology, infertility and fibroids, EPAU Lead, College Tutor
  • Mr S Poku - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. Special interest in Obstetric medicine, Lead for Digital Transformation
  • Mrs R Gosakan - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Divisional Director for Family Health. Special interest: Colposcopy and maternal medicine
  • Miss C Richardson - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Colposcopy Lead. Special interest in colposcopy
  • Miss N Bika - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Clinical lead for Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Special interest: Bio psychosocial and mental health
  • Miss A Saxena - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. Special interest in uro-gynaecology, Lead for Maternity Governance
  • Miss R Ram - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Perinatal Lead
  • Miss S Malik - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Acute Gynaecology Lead
  • Miss R Prajwala - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Fetal Wellbeing Lead

Contact us

Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
S60 2UD

Telephone: 01709 820000