Overall strategic direction and governance for UKMidSS is provided by the UKMidSS Steering Group.  Current members are:

  • Meena BhatiaConsultant Obstetrician, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Philippa CoxConsultant Midwife, Midwifery led care, Homerton University Hospital
  • Abi HolmesConsultant Midwife, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
  • Karen JoashConsultant Obstetrician, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Mervi Jokinen (Chair)Practice Development Advisor, Royal College of Midwives
  • Marian KnightProfessor of Maternal and Child Population Health, Head of UKOSS, NPEU
  • Jenny KurinczukProfessor of Perinatal Epidemiology, Director, NPEU
  • Eddie MorrisVice President, Clinical Quality, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Jackie O NeillLead Midwife Community and Free standing Midwifery Led units, South Eastern Trust
  • Dharmintra PasupathyConsultant Obstetrician, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Rachel PlachcinskiLay member, NCT
  • Jane RogersConsultant Midwife, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Rachel RoweSenior Health Services Researcher, Head of UKMidSS, NPEU
  • Julia SandersConsultant Midwife, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
  • Aung SoeConsultant Neonatologist, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Anna TemkeLead Midwife Marton Suite, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
  • Catherine WilliamsLay member, Reading Wokingham & West Berkshire Maternity Forum (MSLC)
  • Phyllis WintersMidwifery Team Manager, NHS Tayside