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Dr Matthew Jolly

Dr Matthew Jolly

National Clinical Director for Maternity and Women’s Health, Acute Medical Directorate, NHS England and NHS Improvement.

Matthew was appointed National Clinical Director: maternity and women’s health in October 2015. He is an experienced obstetrician who is committed to providing excellent personalised care and to the strategic improvement of maternity services and women’s health. His role includes leading the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle project and the data and information sharing work stream of the Maternity Transformation Programme. In October 2016 Matthew was appointed one of two National Maternity Patient Safety Champions along with Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent (Chief Midwifery Officer) and together they provide clinical leadership for the CNST incentive scheme.

Matthew trained in the North West Thames region, including two years research in maternal metabolism and fetal growth at Imperial College. He qualified as a sub specialist in maternal and fetal medicine at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital and works at Western Sussex Hospitals and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trusts. He has been a departmental clinical director and joint clinical director for The Maternity Children and Young People South East Coast Strategic Clinical Network.