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University Hospital Wishaw

University Hospital Wishaw

College Tutor

University Hospital Wishaw

Dr Annapurna Pandravada



Co College Tutor

Dr Uzma Minhas





West of Scotland

Unit name

University Hospital Wishaw

Number of deliveries/ year

Approximately 4500-5000

College tutor(s)

Dr Evelyn Ferguson (evelyn.ferguson@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk)

Rota coordinator

Dr Evelyn Ferguson

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

Daytime: two tier 2 doctors until 6pm

Out of hours: one tier 2 doctor

ST1s on tier 1 rota, ST2s supernumerary on tier 2 rota

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

Being able to drive and having a car is essential for this post.

1.      University Hospital Wishaw – all inpatients including labour ward, gynaecology outpatients, day surgery, gyn majors theatre

2.      University Hospital Monklands – gynaecology outpatients and day surgery

3.      University Hospital Hairmyres – gynaecology outpatients

4.      All antenatal clinics are in GP surgeries around NHS Lanarkshire

ATSMs/subspecialty training posts offered.


Acute gynaecology and early pregnancy

Benign abdominal surgery: open and laparoscopic

Benign gynaecological surgery: hysteroscopy


Medical education


Oncology: most components, with arrangement with GRI for ovarian surgery

Urogynaecology and vaginal surgery

High risk pregnancy

Labour ward lead

Obstetric medicine

Advanced labour ward practice

Fetal medicine



Abortion care





Specialist services.

District general hospital

Fetal medicine scan sessions

Obstetric medicine clinics – endocrinology and haematology

Multiple birth clinic

Pre-term birth and recurrent miscarriage clinic



Menstrual disorders clinic

Myosure clinics

Outpatient hysteroscopy

Menopause clinic

Infertility clinic

Urogynaecology clinics


What day of the week is departmental teaching?

Wednesday afternoons

How to get there.

Car – 10 minutes drive off the M74 motorway

Train – there is a station in Wishaw

Top Five things you need to know.

  • Excellent opportunities for regular access to scan/theatre sessions. Generally paired with your consultant supervisor where possible to allow progress in training
  • Very flexible rota – no problems getting study leave/annual leave, 40% banding so less work out of hours compared to most units.
  • Free parking on all sites
  • Particularly supportive midwifery team and generally an excellent place for transition from SHO to registrar rota
  • Excellent for getting involved with provision of teaching and medical education – the department has recently won several awards that reflect this

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