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Service Directory:

Services Provided
  • Early Pregnancy Unit at St Peter’s Hospital 01932 722662.
  • Midwifery Led Birth Centre – Abbey Birth Centre 019323882/3761
  • Prenatal diagnostic service including 12 week ultrasound scan with nuchal translucency measurement/ combined screening blood test and 20-22 week anomaly scan.
  • Daily consultant antenatal clinic
  • Weekly high risk obstetric clinic
  • Weekly obstetric/endocrine clinic with diabetic consultant present
  • Multiple pregnancy antenatal clinic
  • Consultant antenatal clinic for previous severe perineal trauma (ANC) and combined obstetric pelvic floor clinic
  • Midwifery led birth after caesarean section clinics
  • Obstetric and midwife birth after caesarean section discussion groups
  • Maternity Day Assessment Unit (MDAU)
  • 24 hour midwifery led triage service
  • Transitional care unit
  • Twice weekly breast feeding drop-in clinics
  • Community based postnatal clinics
  • Direct access to midwifery care
  • Labour ward with four bedded observation bay (for women with complex care needs including post-operative recovery); two obstetric theatres; birthing rooms with en-suite bathrooms; two ‘home from home’ rooms and one birthing pool room
  • Elective caesarean section lists
  • Midwifery-led caesarean section pre-assessment clinics

Specialist midwives including:
  • Diabetes specialist midwife
  • Antenatal screening coordinator
  • Named midwife for Safeguarding and domestic abuse
  • Infant feeding specialist midwives
  • Parent education coordinator
  • ‘Birth Reflections’ and bereavement specialist midwives

Resources and Contacts
We have a secure email address to send GP referrals to directly:

Useful Details

If you have any questions regarding the referral process, GPs are more than welcome to contact the team via this address too.
  • Maternity Referral Form

  • Criteria for referral to high risk clinics available from Antenatal Clinic Midwives on - tel: 01932 722388

  • Contact number for out of area antenatal booking - tel: 01932 722388

General Enquiries 01932 722876
Joan Booker Ward 01932 722660
Ante Natal Clinic 01932 722389
Labour Ward 01932 722663
Maternity Appointments 01932 722366
Neonatal Ward 01932 722667
Midwifery Triage 01932 722835
Ultrasound Queries 01932 722665
Ashford community midwifery (Topaz team) 01784 884181
Early pregnancy unit 01932 722662


More information about our service is available at

The Clinical Team
Mr Ahmed ELIAS, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 3233467

Tel: 01932 722494
Colposcopy, benign uterine and ovarian tumours

Abdominal and laparoscopic hysterectomy

Menstrual disorders, prolapse, menopause

Miss Ngozi IZUWAH-NJOKU, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 5199534

Tel: 01932 872189
Early Pregnancy ultrasound

Emergency Gynaecology

Ambulatory gynaecology including outpatient hysteroscopy

Labour ward practice

General Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Mr Shaheen KHAZALI, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Details Special interests
Tel: 01932 722494 Advanced minimally invasive surgery

Endometriosis pelvic pain

Menstrual disorders

Dr Sandra NEWBOLD, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 2818898

Tel: 01932 722735
High risk obstetrics, pre-pregnancy counselling

Recurrent miscarriage investigation, labour ward

Miss Devannas RAJESWARI, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 6046420

Tel: 01932 722735
Menstrual disorders, menopause

Colposcopy, polycystic ovaries, contraception

Psychosexual medicine, urogynaecology

Miss Hristina RAYKOVA, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 6045983

Tel: 01932 722050
Lead for Ambulatory Gynaecology

Outpatient hysteroscopy

Gynaecology TWR referrals (special interest in Gynaecological oncology)

Pelvic scanning


Mr James THOMAS, Consultant Obstetrician and Urogynaecologist
Details Special interests
Tel: 01932 722124 Specialty Lead for Gynaecology

Perinatal psychiatric illness, high risk obstetrics

Uterine prolapse, urinary incontinence

Mr Faris ZAKARIA, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 3431595

Tel: 01932 723228
Multiple pregnancy, high risk obstetrics

Maternal cardiac disease

Recurrent miscarriage, colposcopy