CHELSEA & WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL

Located on the busy Fulham Road there iare many cafes, restaurants and bars where you can have lunch, making this hospital a very sociable place to work. 

College tutor

Mr Keith Duncan

keith.duncan@chelwest.nhs.uk

Subspeciality Training

Reproductive Medicine

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Specialist Obstetric Clinics

 

Cardiac/Respiratory Clinic: Miss Roshni Patel with clinicians from the Brompton Hospital

 

Maternal Medicine: Prof. Mark Johnson, Mr Martin Lupton and Mr Shane Duffy cover all maternal medicine including neurology, renal, hypertensive disease, infectious disease and haematology.

Perinatal Mental Health Clinic 

Pre-pregnancy Counselling: Miss Joanna Girling

Preterm birth Clinic: Miss Vasso Terzidou

Twins Clinic: Miss Mina Savvidou

Anaesthetic clinic: Anaesthetic Consultants

Specialist Gynaecology Clinics

Location

Located on the busy Fulham Road there are plenty of food and drink options including Pret, Bagel Bar, Carluccios, a Creperie etc and many restaurants and bars making this a very sociable hospital to work at. There is also Costa Coffee within the hospital and a decent canteen.

Transport

Tube: Nearest tube stations include South Kensington and Fulham Broadway on the District and circle lines. 

Bus: 211, 14, 414 towards Fulham Broadway

Car:  Not within the congestion zone: see googlemaps. Parking is expensive, but free on the yellow line on Sunday.

Parking

Parking on the streets is residential K&C parking or pay and display. Parking is free on Sundays on the yellow line.

 

C&W Hospital does not provide parking for its staff, even when you are on call and paid parking at the hospital is expensive.

 

There is a car park available at Edith Grove which is a ten minute walk away and they provide a discount to hospital staff. Monthly parking at the Edith Grove car park is approximately £120/month.

Clinical workload

The rota is an 8 week rolling rota. There are approximately 6400 deliveries per year. ELCS lists last all day and the labour ward is busy.

There is plenty of gynae experience available for trainees and a busy A&E department which feeds into a busy gynae on call. 

Colposcopy: Mr Nick Wales

Endometriosis: Mr Rick Richardson

Fertility: Mr Norman-Taylor & Mr Nikolaou

FGM : Miss Gubby Ayida

Gynae-oncology: Miss Bridges & Miss Pigem

Menopause: Mr Nick Panay

Outpatient hysteroscopy: Mr Richardson & Mr Raza

Perineal clinic: Miss Domoney & Miss Sharma

Psychosexual Clinic: Miss Claudine Domoney

Rapid Access Clinic: Mr Richardson

TOP clinic: Mr Stafford & Miss Domoney

Vulval: Miss Bridges & Miss Pigem

Urogynaecology: Mr Stafford & Miss Domoney

Research Opportunities

Clinical Research Lead

Miss Natasha Singh

Research opportunities are vast with clinical and laboratory based projects available. 

Supervisors include Prof Johnson, Miss Natasha Singh, Miss Mina Savvidou, Miss Vasso Terzidou, Mr Rick Richardson, Miss Roshni Patel and Mr Shane Duffy

Rota

The rota including leave for the entire obs and gynae department is published weeks in advance on medirota.

For an example of the SHO rolling rota click here

For an example of the SpR rota click here

The SHO rota coordinator is Abi Cohen, and the SpR rotas are managed by Lin Foo and Nick Dixon. Contact: adminspr.chelwest@googlemail.com

Early Pregnancy & Emergency Gynae unit

The unit is jointly led by Dede Ofili and Yemi Kuponiy. There are also 3 Clinical Nurse Specialists who also scan and 1 research fellow. There is a Consultant present 8am-5pm Monday to Friday. Scan lists run in the morning and afternoon including one stop gynae clinics, meaning that scans and emergency surgery is mostly performed within working hours where the Consultants can supervise trainees to perform the scans and surgery. 

All SHOs are allocated regular scanning sessions so that they leave C&W with their basic scanning signed off.

 

The EPU and emergency gynae ATSM runs here and is currently available. 

Fetal Medicine Unit

There are 4 Fetal Medicine Consultants that provide 11 fetal medicine sessions per week. There is also a Fetal Medicine Midwife and 2 screening midwives.

The unit performs approximately 200 invasive procedures per year including more complex fetal procedures 

There are also integral fetal echocardiography clinics run by Fetal Cardiologist Dr Margarita Bartsota.