PMRT Collaboration

The PMRT collaboration was established to bid for the PMRT programme. Following our successful application Dr Tracey Johnston (Chair of the DH/Sands Perinatal Mortality Review Task and Finish Group) was invited to join the collaboration.

The PMRT collaboration consists of researchers, clinicians and lay members from the following organisations:

MBRRACE-UK collaboration members

  • Jenny KurinczukProfessor of Perinatal Epidemiology, Director, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Public Health England
    National Programme Lead MBRRACE-UK
  • Elizabeth DraperProfessor of Perinatal and Paediatric Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester
    Perinatal Programme Co-lead MBRRACE-UK
  • David FieldProfessor of Neonatal Medicine, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester
    Perinatal Programme Co-lead MBRRACE-UK (Retired January 2018)
  • Marian KnightNIHR Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Public Health England
    Maternal Programme Lead MBRRACE-UK
  • Charlotte BevanSenior Research and Prevention Officer, Sands (Stillbirth & neonatal death charity)
  • Thomas BobySenior Programmer, MBRRACE-UK, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
  • Peter BrocklehurstProfessor of Women’s Health, Director, Birmingham Clinic Trials Unit, Institute of Applied Health Research, University of Birmingham
  • Ron GrayAssociate Professor, Clinical Epidemiology, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Honorary Consultant in Public Health, Public Health England (Retired December 2017)
  • Sara KenyonProfessor in Evidence Based Maternity Care, University of Birmingham
  • Bradley ManktelowAssociate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester
  • Janet ScottHead of Research and Prevention, Sands (Stillbirth & neonatal death charity)
  • Judy ShakespeareGeneral Practitioner (retired), Consultant to the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford (Retired December 2017)
  • Lucy SmithNIHR Senior Research Fellow in Perinatal Health Inequalities, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester
  • Peter SmithSenior Programmer, MBRRACE-UK, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
  • Derek TuffnellProfessor and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Each Baby Counts, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

  • Hannah KnightNational Maternity and Perinatal Audit Lead, Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Information, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Alan CameronConsultant Obstetrician, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Co-Principal Investigator, Each Baby Counts, Vice-President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Zarko AlfirevicConsultant Obstetrician, Liverpool Women’s Hospital, Co-Principal Investigator, Each Baby Counts, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Royal College of Midwives

  • Mandy ForresterHead of Quality and Standards, The Royal College of Midwives

British Association of Perinatal Medicine

  • Karen LuytConsultant Senior Lecturer in Neonatal Medicine, University of Bristol and University Hospitals of Bristol NHS Trust,
    Academic Lead for Child Death Review, University of Bristol,
    Chair, Neonatal Mortality Review Group, British Association of Perinatal Medicine.

PARENT II Study Team

  • Alexander HeazellSenior Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics and Clinical Director of the Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Centre, University of Manchester. Co-Chair, International Stillbirth Alliance
  • Dimitrios SiassakosReader (Associate Professor) in Obstetrics at University College London and University College Hospital
  • Claire StoreyCo-Chair, International Stillbirth Alliance and parent advocate, University of Bristol

Chair, DH/Sands Perinatal Mortality Review Task and Finish Group

  • Tracey JohnstonConsultant Obstetrician, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Birmingham Women’s Hospital