- Lucy Morse (2017)
- Jane Panikkar (2017)
- Ellen Knox (2017)
- Kirstien Bjerregaard (2017)
- Samiramis Saba (2017)
- Prathiba DeSilva (2017)
- Jayasish Ghosh (2017)
Lucy Morse is a consultant obstetrician with a special interest in maternal medicine at the Royal Wolverhampton Hospital. She has an interest in trainee welfare, having run local courses on tackling undermining and also developing personal resilience. She has completed a resilience practitioner training programme.
Jane Panikkar is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist with a special interest in medical education, perinatal mental health and colposcopy. She has been a college tutor and is a training programme director and career advisor for HEE West Midlands. She is a clinical lecturer for Keele Medical School. She has an interest in developing resource material for trainees and trainers and is experienced in delivering hands-on training to medical students, foundation year doctors, specialist trainees and consultants. She has completed a Resilience Practitioner Training programme.
Ellen Knox is a consultant obstetrician who subspecialty trained in maternal fetal medicine, and looks after women with underlying medical disorders in pregnancy especially those with renal, rheumatological, respiratory and liver conditions. She is an RCOG college tutor and LTFT, and rotations lead for HEE West Midlands. She has established a return to work course with members of the local trainees committee, for trainees returning from long periods of absence such as maternity leave, out of programme or long-term sickness. She has a special interest in supporting peers and trainees in order to give the workforce the best possible experience and deliver the best patient care.
Kirstien Bjerregaard is an organisational and social psychologist who is passionate about supporting people to thrive as well as survive. She trains and coaches people working at the front line of health, and social care services in resilience, conflict resolution, and leadership. Along with her colleagues at InterBe and in partnership with Babylifeline, she is delivering a UK-wide training programme on resilience for maternity healthcare professionals. Kirstien’s research examines what motivates and sustains people to provide compassionate care.
Samiramis Saba is an obstetrics and gynaecology trainee in the West Midlands. She is currently the LTFT representative for obstetrics and gynaecology in the region and has an interest in personal resilience and human factors training. She leads faculty for a simulation course that runs in Birmingham.