Obstetrics

Services Provided

  • Early Pregnancy Unit at St Peter’s Hospital 01932 722662.
  • Midwifery Led Birth Centre – Abbey Birth Centre 019323882/3761
  • Prenatal diagnostic service including 12 week ultrasound scan with nuchal translucency measurement/ combined screening blood test and 20-22 week anomaly scan.
  • Daily consultant antenatal clinic
  • Weekly high risk obstetric clinic
  • Weekly obstetric/endocrine clinic with diabetic consultant present
  • Multiple pregnancy antenatal clinic
  • Consultant antenatal clinic for previous severe perineal trauma (ANC) and combined obstetric pelvic floor clinic
  • Midwifery led birth after caesarean section clinics
  • Obstetric and midwife birth after caesarean section discussion groups
  • Maternity Day Assessment Unit (MDAU)
  • 24 hour midwifery led triage service
  • Transitional care unit
  • Twice weekly breast feeding drop-in clinics
  • Community based postnatal clinics
  • Direct access to midwifery care
  • Labour ward with four bedded observation bay (for women with complex care needs including post-operative recovery); two obstetric theatres; birthing rooms with en-suite bathrooms; two “home from home” rooms and one birthing pool room
  • Elective caesarean section lists
  • Midwifery-led caesarean section pre-assessment clinics

 

Specialist midwives including:

  • Diabetes specialist midwife
  • Antenatal screening coordinator
  • Named midwife for Safeguarding and domestic abuse
  • Infant feeding specialist midwives
  • Parent education coordinator
  • “Birth Reflections” and bereavement specialist midwives

 

Resources and Contacts

We have a secure email address to send GP referrals to directly: asp-tr.maternityreferrals@nhs.net

 

Useful Details

If you have any questions regarding the referral process, GPs are more than welcome to contact the team via this address too.

  • Maternity Referral Form
  • Criteria for referral to high risk clinics available from Antenatal Clinic Midwives on – tel: 01932 722388
  • Contact number for out of area antenatal booking – tel: 01932 722388
General Enquiries 01932 722876
Joan Booker Ward 01932 722660
Ante Natal Clinic 01932 722389
Labour Ward 01932 722663
Maternity Appointments 01932 722366
Neonatal Ward 01932 722667
Midwifery Triage 01932 722835
Ultrasound Queries 01932 722665
Ashford community midwifery (Topaz team) 01784 884181
Early pregnancy unit 01932 722662

More information about our service is available at www.asph.nhs.uk/maternity

 

The Clinical Team

Mr Ahmed ELIAS
 

Mr Ahmed ELIAS, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC: 3233467

Tel: 01932 722494

Colposcopy, benign uterine and ovarian tumours
Abdominal and laparoscopic hysterectomy
Menstrual disorders, prolapse, menopause

 

 

Mr Matthew ERRITTY, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Endometriosis and benign menstrual disorders

 

 

Dr Sadiya HUSSAIN, Consultant Obstetrician and Urogynaecologist

Perinatal psychiatric illness
Urogynaecology and Menopause

 

Miss Ngozi IZUWAH-NJOKU
 

Miss Ngozi IZUWAH-NJOKU, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC: 5199534

Tel: 01932 872189

Early Pregnancy ultrasound
Emergency Gynaecology
Ambulatory gynaecology including outpatient hysteroscopy
Labour ward practice
General Obstetrics and Gynaecology

 

Mr Shaheen KHAZALI
 

Mr Shaheen KHAZALI, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Tel: 01932 722494

Advanced minimally invasive surgery
Endometriosis pelvic pain
Menstrual disorders

 

 

Karin LESLIE, Consultant Obstetrician

 

 

Dr Sian MCDONNELL, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Tel: 01932 722124

Fetal Medicine

 

Mr Vasileios MINAS
 

Mr Vasileios MINAS, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon

Tel: 01932 722494

Care of women with endometriosis and pelvic pain
Minimally invasive surgery

 

Miss Devannas RAJESWARI
 

Miss Devannas RAJESWARI, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC: 6046420

Tel: 01932 722735

Menstrual disorders, menopause
Colposcopy, polycystic ovaries, contraception
Psychosexual medicine, urogynaecology

 

Miss Hristina RAYKOVA
 

Miss Hristina RAYKOVA, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC: 6045983

Tel: 01932 722050

Lead for Ambulatory Gynaecology
Outpatient hysteroscopy
Gynaecology TWR referrals (special interest in Gynaecological oncology)
Pelvic scanning
Colposcopy

 

 

Dr Ganesh THIAGAMOORTHY, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Tel: 01932 722124

Urogynaecology

 

Mr James THOMAS
 

Mr James THOMAS, Consultant Obstetrician and Urogynaecologist

Tel: 01932 722124

Specialty Lead for Gynaecology
Perinatal psychiatric illness, high risk obstetrics
Uterine prolapse, urinary incontinence

 

 

Dr Lillian UGWUMADU, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Tel: 01932 722124

Fertility

 

 

Mr Faris ZAKARIA, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC: 3431595

Tel: 01932 723228

Multiple pregnancy, high risk obstetrics
Maternal cardiac disease
Recurrent miscarriage, colposcopy