Independent review of maternity services at
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Richard Howard

Richard Howard has been a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist for 20 years working at Queen’s Hospital Romford and King George Hospital Ilford (Barking Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust). His qualifications are MD (University of London)  and FRCOG.

The Trust delivers 8000 women annually and is one of the largest maternity services in London. His interest is in labour ward management and medical disorders of pregnancy. Over the years he has had Trust roles of Labour Ward Lead, Clinical Director, and Divisional Medical Director.  He was a member of the Maternal Morbidity and Mortality working group (NHS London Clinical Network) reviewing maternal deaths in London from 2015-2018.  He is at present an Associate Medical Director with a responsibility for maternity governance.  

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