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Project governance

Meet the team behind the Each Baby Counts project.

Lead reporters

View the list, by provider, of lead reporters who have signed up to report notifiable cases to Each Baby Counts.

Reviewers

View the list of multidisciplinary Each Baby Counts Reviewers who analyse anonymised local reviews to identify and extract themes.

Please note: these lists are updated regularly, therefore please refer back to this page to view the most current version.

 

Each Baby Counts project team

Name

 

Organisation

Position

Project team role

Professor Zarko Alfirevic Professor Zarko Alfirevic University of Liverpool; Liverpool Women’s Hospital Professor of Fetal and Maternal Medicine; Consultant Obstetrician Co-Principal Investigator
Professor Alan Cameron Professor Alan Cameron RCOG; Southern General Hospital, Glasgow Senior Clinical Advisor, Lindsay Stewart Centre Co-Principal Investigator
Miss Becky Dumbrill Miss Becky Dumbrill RCOG Administrator, Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics Administrator
Miss Hannah Knight Miss Hannah Knight RCOG National Maternity and Perinatal Audit Lead Co-Investigator
Professor Marian Knight Professor Marian Knight National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health Senior Project Advisor
Mr Edward Morris Mr Edward Morris RCOG RCOG Vice President, Clinical Quality; Consultant Gynaecologist Co-Investigator
Miss Emily Petch Emily Petch RCOG Project Manager, Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics Project Manager
Dr Louise Robertson Dr Louise Robertson RCOG ST7 at Liverpool Women's Hospital, Mersey Deanery Clinical Fellow
Dr Ed Prosser-Snelling Dr Ed Prosser-Snelling National Trainee – East of England Senior Speciality Registrar Quality Improvement Lead

 

Each Baby Counts Independent Advisory Group 

Terms of reference

  1. To provide overall supervision, strategic direction and governance of the activities of the programme.
  2. To approve the main Each Baby Counts project protocol, any protocol amendments and any later changes necessitated by considerations of feasibility and practicability.
  3. To monitor and supervise the progress of the project towards its interim and overall objectives.
  4. To advise the Each Baby Counts Project Team on all aspects of the programme, including publicity and presentation.
  5. To share learning from other national initiatives that is relevant and pertinent to the Each Baby Counts programme, and vice versa.

Name

Organisation

Position

Professor Neil Marlow (Chair) University College London (UCL), Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing  Professor of Neonatal Medicine
Ms Denise Chaffer NHS Litigation Authority Director of Safety and Learning
Ms Anita Dougall RCOG Director, Clinical Quality
Professor Elizabeth Draper University of Leicester; MBRRACE Professor of Perinatal Epidemiology
Dr Grenville Fox British Association for Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) Consultant Neonatologist; BAPM Representative for the South of England
Dr Joanna Gillham British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS) Committee Member for Labour & Delivery
Professor Anne Greenough King’s College London; Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Professor of Neonatology and Clinical Respiratory Physiology; Vice-President (Science and Research)
Ms Michelle Hemmington RCOG Women’s Voices Involvement Panel Patient Representative
Ms Gail Johnson Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Education and Professional Development Advisor
Ms Linda Burke RCOG Executive Director, Education and Quality
Dr Sara Kenyon University of Birmingham Reader in Evidence Based Maternity Care
Professor Jenny Kurinczuk National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) Professor of Perinatal Epidemiology; NPEU Director
Mr Bertie Leigh Hempsons Solicitors; NCEPOD Senior Partner of Hempsons Solicitors; Chair of NCEPOD
Dr Corrine Love

Scottish Government

Senior Medical Officer, Scottish Government
Dr Nuala Lucas The Obstetric Anaesthetists Association (OAA) Honorary Secretary
Ms Nicky Lyon NHS England Women’s Health Patient Safety Expert Group Patient Representative
Professor Jan van der Meulen London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Health Services Research and Policy
Dr Heather Payne Welsh Government Senior Medical Officer for Maternal and Child Health
Ms Alison Ismail Department of Health (DH) Deputy Director, Resolution, Patient Experience and Maternity
Dr Laura Price Research and Information Officer (Sands) Head of Research and Prevention
Ms Heather Reid Northern Ireland Maternal and Child Health (NIMACH) Regional Manager
Professor Steve Thornton Queen Mary University of London; RCOG Lindsay Stewart Committee Vice Principal (Health); Chair of RCOG Lindsay Stewart Committee for Audit and Clinical Informatics
Ms Michele Upton NHS England Patient Safety Lead - Maternity and Newborn
Professor Gerry Visser Universitair Medisch Centrum (UMC), Utrecht Head of Obstetrics, UMC, Utrecht
Mr Alistair McKelvey NHS England's Specialised Women's Services Clinical Reference Group Member
Dr Alison Elderfield RCOG Head of Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics

 

Past members of the Each Baby Counts Independent Advisory Group include:

  • Ms Flora Goldhill; Department of Health, Director for Children, Families & Maternity and Health Inequalities (Dec 2014 - Jul 2015)
  • Dr Catherine Calderwood; NHS England and Scottish Government, National Clinical Director for Maternity and Women’s Health; Senior Medical Officer Women and Children's Health (Dec 2014 - Apr 2016)
  • Dr Amanda Ogilvy-Stuart; Addenbrooke’s Hospital; British Association for Perinatal Medicine (BAPM), Consultant Neonatologist; BAPM Treasurer (Dec 2014 - Apr 2016)
  • Ms Janet Scott; Sands, Head of Research and Prevention (Dec 2014 - Jan 2016)

Contact us

If you have any questions about the Each Baby Counts project, please email eachbabycounts@rcog.org.uk or call +44 20 7772 6498.

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