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Clinical Quality Board

Meeting dates (10:00 start)


  • 19 January
  • 11 May
  • 14 September


Reporting mechanism

The Clinical Quality Board reports to Council.

The following committees report to the Clinical Quality Board:


The CQB objectives are currently under review.


Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.


Gemma Thurston
Tel: +44 20 7772 6228


  • Mr Edward Morris FRCOG – Vice President, Clinical Quality


  • Ms Kate Brian – Women's Voices Lead (Chair, RCOG Women’s Network)
  • Jonathan Frost MRCOG – Trainees’ Representative
  • Dr Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami Hazaveh MRCOG – Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee 
  • Dr Manish Gupta MRCOG – Co-Chair, Guidelines Committee
  • Dr Deborah Harrington MRCOG – Council Members’ representative 
  • Mr Tim Hillard FRCOG – Clinical Lead, Patient Safety
  • Ms Mervi Jokinen – Royal College of Midwives representative
  • Dr Geeta Kumar FRCOG – Chair, Patient Information Committee
  • Professor Mary Ann Lumsden FRCOG – Chair, NGA Consortium Board
  • Andrew Pickersgill – Chair, Joint Standing Committee for Patient Safety
  • Mr Andrew Thomson MRCOG – Co-Chair, Guidelines Committee
  • Mr Steve Thornton FRCOG – Chair, Lindsay Stewart Committee for Audit & Clinical Informatics
  • Dr Sarah Vause – Fellows’ representative on Council
  • Dr Alison Wright FRCOG – Vice President, UK and Global Membership (Deputy Chair)
  • Ms Linda Burke, Executive Director of Education & Quality, RCOG
  • Ms Claire Dunn - Executive Director, External Affairs, RCOG
  • Ms Anita Dougall – Senior Director of Clinical Quality, RCOG
  • Ms Kim Scrivener – Senior Director of Education and Assessment, RCOG
  • Emma Gilgunn-Jones - Director of Media and PR, RCOG
  • Mr Gary Waltham – Executive Director, NGA
  • Dr Alison Elderfield – Head of Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics
  • Mr Matthew Miles – Head of Patient and Public Involvement
  • Ms Bethany King – Editorial and Research Assistant

Invited members

  • Chairmen of other relevant multidisciplinary joint committees with the RCOG
  • Officers and Chief Executive, ex officio member of the Board

Elsewhere on the site

2018 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2018
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure