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Princess Royal Maternity, Glasgow

Princess Royal Maternity, Glasgow

College Tutor (Tier 1)

Princess Royal Maternity

Dr Simone Vella



College Tutor (Tier 2)

Princess Royal Maternity


Dr Claire Banks




West of Scotland

Unit name

Princess Royal Maternity Hospital/Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Number of deliveries/ year

Approximately 5000

College tutor(s)

Dr Simone Vella (simone.vella@ggc.scot.nhs.uk)

Dr Claire Banks (claire.banks@ggc.scot.nhs.uk)

Rota coordinator

Tier 1: Dr Kirsty Wilson (Kirsty.wilson@ggc.scot.nhs.uk)

Tier 2: Dr Rachel Bradnock (Rachel.bradnock@ggc.scot.nhs.uk)

Rota structure (tier 1: FY2/GPST/ST1-2, tier 2: ST3-7)

During the day: two tier 2 doctors

During the night: two tier 2 doctors

ST1 on tier 1 rota, ST2 supernumerary on tier 2 rota

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

Majority of work undertaken on PRMH/GRI site.
Stobhill Hospital: day surgery, some GOPD inc gynae-oncology and clinic F (one stop clinic, colposcopy, hysteroscopy)

ATSMs/subspecialty training posts offered.


Acute gynaecology and early pregnancy

High risk pregnancy

Advanced LW Practice

Benign abdominal surgery: open and laparoscopic

Benign gynaecological surgery: hysteroscopy




Obstetric medicine

Medical education

Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology

Subfertility and reproductive health

Vulval disease

Urogynaecology and vaginal surgery

Fetal medicine



Gynae Oncology

Specialist services.

Gynae Oncology

What day of the week is departmental teaching?

Friday afternoon.

CTG teaching Monday lunchtime

How to get there.

Cycle:  Cycle racks available.

Bus: Multiple buses stop outside PRMH entrance.

Train: High Street train station is about 10-15 minutes’ walk.

Drive: Just off M8.

Top Five things you need to know.

  • Busy unit with plenty of opportunities for learning, particularly in obstetrics, maternal medicine (regional sickle cell and HIV experts associated with the unit) and gynae oncology.
  • Approachable consultant and midwifery staff who encourage development whilst maintaining a supportive environment.
  • ST3-5 on nightshift will always have a senior colleague doing obstetrics. This is an excellent opportunity for supporting trainees through transition onto the middle grade rota.
  • GRI is the first unit in the West of Scotland to have a robot for gynaecology operating.
  • Currently free parking is available but need to be there reasonably early to get a space.

This page was last updated on: 02.11.2021 at 10.30