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 in London. Richard’s qualifications are MD and FRCOG. 

Richard’s interest is in labour ward management and medical disorders of pregnancy. Over the years he has been Labour Ward Lead, Clinical Director, Divisional Medical Director and he is now Associate Medical Director with a responsibility for maternity governance. He is a reporter for the RCOG “Each Baby Counts” process and is a member of the Maternal Morbidity and Mortality working group (NHS London Clinical Network) reviewing maternal deaths in London. Richard is actively involved in the East London Local Maternity System with a remit to improve outcomes for mothers and babies. 

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