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QCCH is located in White City and is fairly close to Westfield Shopping centre (10 min drive). The hospital is otherwise quite isolated so places to eat include the hospital canteen, a Subway for sandwiches and salads, Costa Coffee or the hospital shop.


College tutor

Miss Shyamaly Sur

Subspecialty Training

Gynaecological Oncology- 2

Reproductive Medicine- 1

Maternal & Fetal Medicine- 2

Tube: East Acton station, situated in zone two on the central line, is the closest underground station. It is approximately a 10 minute walk from the hospital. Alternatively you can walk for three minutes to bus stop C on Du Cane Road, where you can take buses 7, 70, 72, 272, 283 and N7.

White City underground station, which is situated in zone two on the central line, is approximately a 18 minute walk, or a five minute bus ride from the hospital. Buses 72 and 272 travel from White City underground station to QCCH.

Specialist Obstetrics Clinics

Obstetric Medicine Clinics: 

  • Haematology Clinic

  • Neurology Clinic

  • Renal Clinic


Perinatal Mental Health Clinic: Miss Joash

Pre-pregnancy Counselling: 

Preterm birth Clinic: Prof Bennett

Anaesthetic clinic: Anaesthetic Consultants

Postnatal Bereavement Clinic

Specialist Gynae Clinics


Endometriosis (Miss Rose)

Adolescent Gynae (Miss Rose)


FGM (Specialist MW)


Menopause (Mr Panay)

Outpatient hysteroscopy (Mr Panay / Miss Joash / Miss Ekechi)

Vulval (Miss Hird)

Urogynaecology (Mr Digesu / Mr Fernando)

Ovarian Clinic (Prof Bourne / Mr Yazbek)


There is secure bike parking at the hospital by the back entrance


A large staff car park is available and costs about £75 per month. There is also a pay and display.

Clinical Workload

There are approximately 5500 deliveries per year with excellent exposure to complex medical patients, extreme preterm deliveries and a variety of instrumental techniques. There is a level 3 neonatal unit and busy fetal medicine unit.

There is a very busy gynae oncology team with highly specialist gynae oncology surgery. 

There is an Early Pregnancy and Emergency Gynae Assessment Unit with daily Consultant cover and specialist scanning nurses. There is no A&E.


IVF Unit

The IVF unit is busy however trainees are not rotated here unless for specialist interest session.

Early Pregnancy Unit

The EPU is run by Miss Stalder, Miss Sur, Miss Ekechi and Prof Bourne and Sister Maeve. The gynae SpRs are well supported and are expected to scan patients and ring the call bell for help. SHOs are also able to scan patients or sit in with a senior colleague. There is a weekly MDT on Wednesdays to discuss patients of interest and review images. 

Centre for Fetal Care

Professor Lees and Mr Dennes run the CFC along with Gowri Paramasivam and the two SSTs. 

The unit performs amnioscentesis and CVS along with more complex fetal procedures including laser treatments.

There are 2 subspeciality MFM trainees in the department and plenty of opportunity for trainees to learn fetal medicine scanning as part of their specialist interest rota sessions. 

There are also integral fetal echocardiography clinics run by Fetal Cardiologist Dr Vicky Jowett, genetic counselling by Dr Dagmar Tapon.

The SpR rota is on a 10 week rolling rota and the SHO rota on a 15 week roll. The rolling rota is available in advance however the specific day to day rota is provided the weekend before as the operating lists are published on the Friday before.

For an example of the SHO rolling rota click here

For an example of the SpR rota click here

The SHO rota coordinator is Olivia Raglan, and the SpR rota is managed by David Phelps


Monday : Fetal Medicine Admin Meeting (am); Gynae Onc ward MDT (pm); Perinatal M&M (pm)

Tuesday : Obstetric Medicine presentation and MDT (am)

Wednesday : Fetal Medicine Journal Club and MDT (am); EPAU MDT (lunch)

Thursday : SHO teaching (am)

Friday : CTG meeting (lunch); Departmental teaching (pm); Gynae Onc MDT (pm)

Monthly Postgraduate Forum and Obstetric Morbidity and Mortality

Research Opportunities

There are extensive research opportunities, particularly within CFC and EPU. There are 3 Clinical Research Fellow posts. Trainees are encouraged to get involved in research and quality improvement.

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