Northwick Park Obstetric Anaesthesia Fellowships

2 six month posts starting Feb '21 and Feb '22


Two 6 month posts starting February 2021 and February 2022 approved for training by Imperial School of Anaesthesia

An opportunity has arisen to appoint Imperial Trainees to these exciting posts based at Northwick Park Hospital.

This is a busy unit with approximately 5500 deliveries/year in a high risk population. As well as the delivery suite itself, the successful candidate will be involved in antenatal anaesthetic clinic, multidisciplinary management of high risk deliveries and HDU care.

This post will provide exposure to all areas of obstetric care including practical, management experience, committee work, quality improvement and research. The fellow will be involved in running a HDU course for midwives and local mandatory midwifery training.


This unit has a long tradition of research, quality improvement and publications. The post holder will be expected to participate in and initiate research and quality improvement and see this through to presentation and publication.


The post holder will assist with training in obstetric management for more junior team members and nursing and midwifery staff, as well as teach medical and paramedical staff outside the department.

Other Clinical Duties

The post holder will fully participate in the second on, senior trainee rota, covering main theatres/PACU/labour ward.

Essential Qualities

FRCA or equivalent

Career interest in obstetric anaesthesia

Intermediate Obstetric competencies (to be completed prior to commencing post)

Initiative and ability to develop ideas.

The research element of this post will entail some self directed work, sometimes to strict deadlines. There will flexibility and guidance from the department to support the fellows in their interests and research projects.

This will be a six month period of hard work, but the more you put in, the more you are likely to get out!

If you require any further information please contact Dr Nuala Lucas or Dr Abi Richardson.

To apply: Please send your CV and a covering letter via email to Dr Nuala Lucas  ( and cc’ed to Dr Abi Richardson (  and Mrs Latha Kumar (

Applications close: Friday 20th March 17.00

Interview date: TBC

Need more information? Please contact Abi Richardson

News | Posted 5th March 2020
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