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Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

College Tutor

Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

Dr Gail Littlewood


 Dr Gail Littlewood



North Scotland

Unit name

Aberdeen Maternity Hospital (AMH)

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI)

Number of deliveries/ year

Approximately 6000

College tutor(s)

Dr Gail Littlewood (gail.littlewood@nhs.scot)

Rota coordinator (name and email)

Dr Lucy Harrington (lucy.harrington@nhs.scot)

Rota structure (tier 1: FY2/GPST/ST1, tier 2: ST2-7)

Daytime: one tier 2 doctor

Out of hours: two tier 2 doctors

Main site and any additional posts covered in rotation (eg. For clinics or day surgery)

Foresterhill Health Campus, Aberdeen inclusive of ARI and AMH.

Stracathro Hospital – Day Surgery

ATSMs/subspecialty training posts offered.

Acute Gynaecology and Early Pregnancy

Advanced laparoscopic surgery for the excision of benign disease

Advanced Labour Ward Practice

Benign abdominal surgery – open and laparoscopic

Benign gynaecological surgery – hysteroscopy


Fetal Medicine

Labour Ward Lead

High risk pregnancy

Medical Education



Obstetric Medicine

Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

Subfertility and Reproductive Health

Sexual Health

Urogynaecology and vaginal surgery

Vulval disease


Subspecialisation offered

Gynae Oncology

Reproductive Medicine

Specialist services.

Fetal Medicine

High Risk Obstetrics (Epilepsy, Diabetes, Cardiology, Haematology)

Tertiary Level Gynae-Oncology inc Robotics


Endometriosis Centre

Fertility Centre

What day of the week is departmental teaching?


How to get there.

Car Parking (Free)

Bus Services

Top Five things you need to know.

  • Early experience of acting up on Labour with senior support from ST1 level
  • Baird Family Hospital is currently under construction providing a brand new facility for Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Excellent research programme within Aberdeen specialising in Epidemiology, Gynaecology Clinical Trails and much more.
  • Departmental and regional teaching programme is comprehensive and often multidisciplinary
  • Free accommodation for rest after on-calls / nights


This page was last updated on: 17.11.2021 at 11.45