OUR TEAM

The Kensington Wing team comprises a full range of experienced professionals who are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of care, as they guide and support you and your family when you welcome your baby into the world.
Find out more about our team below, and make an appointment using our booking tool.

OUR CONSULTANT OBSTETRICIANS

Mr Raza is a very experienced consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. His philosophy is to provide a personalised and passionate care to all his patients. Mr Raza’s exposure and experience over the years has enabled him to understand the complexities of pregnancy and its value in life. Pregnancy and child birth is a momentous and memorable event of one’s life and he believes that individualised care and empowerment of women’s wishes can bring about safety and satisfaction through this difficult time. Mr Raza believes in an open, empathetic and holistic approach to manage any complex situation.

Charlotte is a French speaking Obstetrician at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Her specialist interests are in intrapartum care and risk management. She is the lead consultant for the Labour Ward as her expertise lies in the skilled management of labouring women in both low and high risk pregnancies. She is also the lead consultant for clinical risk management, safety being her primary focus for women and their babies throughout pregnancy and birth. Charlotte provides individualised care to women and believes education and communication are the keys to empowering women to enjoy their pregnancy and make informed decisions.

GUBBY AYIDA

MA FRCOG DM (Oxon)

020 7751 4489 (Julie)

Julie@womenswellnesscentre.com

Gubby is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Gubby graduated from Somerville College and Oxford & St Thomas’s Medical School in London. Gubby’s philosophy is based on a respect for pregnancy as a state of health, and childbirth as a normal, healthy physiological process. Her obstetric care respects the diversity of women’s needs and the variety of personal and cultural values they bring with them. Gubby’s practice is based on a highly-individualised approach that is dedicated to helping women achieve their expectations of labour.

GUY THORPE-BEESTON

MA MD FRCOG

020 7224 4460 (Shelby)

info@guythorpebeeston.com

Guy is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and a member of the High Risk Pregnancy Team. His particular fields of interest include foetal ultrasound scanning, prenatal diagnosis, multiple pregnancy and miscarriage. He has extensive experience of high-risk and uncomplicated pregnancies and strongly believes in the importance of individualised care.

HAZEM EL-REFAEY

MD MRCOG

020 7362 5600 (Mo)

herhealth@me.com

Dr Hazem El-Refaey is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with more than 25 years of experience. A graduate from Cairo in 1981, he has practiced across the United Kingdom, including London, Glasgow and Aberdeen (where he obtained his MD with merits, a rare honour). He has been based Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for more than 15 years. He has changed the face of the field he works in by pioneering several treatments to minimise complications during childbirth. These innovations are now a part of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) protocols for the management of labour, its complications and pregnancy loss.

Keith is an Obstetrician and accredited Sub-specialist in Maternal and Foetal Medicine. He is experienced in uncomplicated, assisted and caesarean deliveries. His major interests are in high risk obstetrics, ultrasound and multiple pregnancies. He has published many research papers and an MD thesis relating to development in Utero. His philosophy is to provide a positive birth experience for his mums-to-be.

Dr Savvidou is a Consultant Obstetrician and Sub-Specialist in Foetal and Maternal Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. She has trained in major teaching hospitals, has a strong research background in the study of uncomplicated and complicated pregnancies and is a specialist in foetal medicine (obstetric ultrasound) and prenatal diagnosis. Mina strives to deliver committed and evidence-based care. She is a firm believer in individualised care which puts the mothers (& fathers)-to-be at the centre.

MARK JOHNSON

MSc PhD MRCOG

+44-20-3315-7892

secretary@jsclinic.co.uk

Professor Johnson is a Consultant Obstetrician based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a Consultant in General Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes, applying this to his special interest in medical disorders of pregnancy. Mark is part of the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital High Risk Pregnancy Team. He holds a strong belief in holistic care and empowerment of women throughout pregnancy, labour and delivery.

NATASHA SINGH

MBBS MRCOG MD(Res)

+44-20-3315-7892

secretary@jsclinic.co.uk

Natasha takes great pride in providing individualised care to meet women's specific needs. Natasha is passionate about empowering women during pregnancy and the birth process. Her practise is aimed at inspiring and supporting the normalisation of pregnancy and birth in a relaxed yet safe environment. This is based on her strong belief that all maternity care should be women-centred. Her clinical expertise ranges from low risk through to high risk pregnancies with a special interest in women with medical disorders in pregnancy. This qualifies Natasha to be equally comfortable caring for women who desire a low intervention active birth to those who have complex medical needs.

NICK WALES

MRCOG BSc

+44-77-4880-8806

mazknight4@aol.com

Nick is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist based at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital where he is a member of the High Risk Pregnancy team. His private obstetric practice is exclusive to the Kensington Wing, where he is the clinical lead. Nick offers a variety of maternity care options, encompassing an extended midwifery role, he also offers acupuncture for symptom relief in pregnancy. His special interests are in infectious diseases and cervical incompetence in pregnancy, in particular the use of abdominal and cervical sutures.

ROSHNI PATEL

MSc PhD MRCOG

+44-75-0300-3366

britbabiesltd@gmail.com

Ms Patel is a consultant obstetrician and specialist in maternal and foetal medicine, based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. She has national and international experience of uncomplicated and high risk pregnancies, pre-pregnancy counselling and managing medical problems in pregnancy. Ms Patel has done extensive research assessing vaginal deliveries and caesarean sections. She provides evidenced based information to assist women in making their own choices. She recognises that each pregnancy and labour is unique and supports women to have the best and safest birth experience possible.

MR SHANE DUFFY

MB BS DTM&H DObst DMed MSc MRCOG

+44-79-0346-9038

secretary@chelseagynaecology.co.uk

Shane is a Consultant Obstetrician and he is also a Consultant Gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. As Shane practices both Gynaecology and Obstetrics he is able to manage complications at the start of a pregnancy up until delivery. His specialist areas are perineal trauma / female pelvic floor reconstruction surgery, complex surgery in pregnancy and complex caesarean sections. Shane believes that women and families should be at the heart of maternity care and promotes choice in pregnancy and childbirth to provide the safest and most satisfying experience for you and your baby.

Ms Terzidou is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, a member of the High Risk Pregnancy team, and a Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Imperial College, London. She is a clinical academic in obstetrics with an international reputation for her scientific research, having published several papers in leading international journals. Vasso heads a specialised prematurity clinic which not only provides emotional support but also skilled obstetric monitoring for women at risk to deliver preterm. She has a personable approach and believes strongly in holistic care. Her drive is to provide a positive birth experience for all mothers-to-be.

Yemi is a consultant obstetrician & gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster hospital. His Specialist’s interest lies in early pregnancy & gynaecology ultrasound, intrapartum care (both Low risk & high-risk pregnancies) and complex operative delivery. He believes strongly in Individualised care and aims to provide the best positive experience for parents to be.

OUR MIDWIFERY LED TEAM

LUCY COE

Lead Midwife for Midwifery Led Care

Throughout my career I have always been passionate in supporting normal birth and providing holistic, individualised care to women and their families. I believe that continuity of care and a trusting relationship with your midwife can enhance your experience of pregnancy and birth. I am skilled in waterbirth and complementary therapies, and love nothing more than creating a calm, relaxed environment to support you through your birth experience. I have been a member of The Kensington Wing for eight years. I love leading the Midwifery Led Team and we strive to deliver the best birthing experience possible.

JADE POWER-BROOKE-LANGHAM

Midwife

Over the last decade my expertise has been predominantly focused on intrapartum care. I am a midwife experienced with birth in low risk settings such as Birth Centres. I particularly enjoy facilitating water birth. I have also previously worked at Senior level on a high risk Labour Ward. I have a wealth of knowledge and experience to be able to provide the highest quality of care to you and your family.

LUCIE OLDHAM

Midwife

Within my midwifery career I have always strived to give an excellent standard of care to ensure women feel truly supported throughout there pregnancy experience. I believe listening to women and managing their expectations/fears throughout is of paramount importance. This really gives a good foundation to ensure all needs are met and the birth experience is a positive one. I enjoy and recommend a relaxed, calm and trusting environment throughout the process and believe complimentary therapies, hypnobirthing and the use of water in labour are just some of the many ways that can enhance and support a natural and positive birth experience. I enjoy working within a friendly and compassionate team which is always striving to deliver an excellent standard of care.

BETHAN JONES

Midwife

I am committed to empowering women to birth their babies in a safe, secure and calm environment. I am passionate about promoting and enabling normal physiology to take place and have particular skills in massage and waterbirth.
I take part in the provision of parent education, and as part of the postnatal community package I'm able to provide individualised care for you and your baby at home.

The Midwife Led team are also supported by Inez Raj, Clare Charman, Komal Lal and Ellie Fraser .