Our Services

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology falls under the Women's, Children's and Sexual Health Service Line

The Clinical Director of the service line is Mr Joe Kabyemela, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and the Head of Service Line is Ms Sue Davies.

The Clinical Lead for Obstetrics & Gynaecology is Dr Sue Dean, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and the Head of Midwifery and Women Service is Ms Lynda Moorcroft.

Medical Workforce

The departmentconsists of 7 consultants (6.6 whole-time equivalent) two of whom undertake both resident and non-resident workloads. There are 5 Specialty doctors and 2 Mersey Deanery specialist trainees. There are 6 GP trainees and 2 Foundation year trainees.


The department provides an extensive range of general and specialist outpatient and inpatient obstetrics and gynaecological services.

There are general gynaecology outpatient clinics at Macclesfield Hospital. Additionally, in order to deliver the service closer to the user, there are regular weekly or bi-weekly clinics are  held at Knutsford, Leek, Wilmslow, Congleton and Handforth.

Specialist Gynaecology clinics include:

  •          Urogynaecology
  •          Colposcopy
  •          Post-menopausal bleeding (PMB)
  •          Pre-conception
  •          Early Pregnancy
  •          Menopause
  •          Ambulatory Gynaecology providing extensive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the outpatient setting


Emergency Gynaecological services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A wide range of elective gynaecological surgery including open, vaginal and minimal access (laparoscopic and hysteroscopic) is undertaken. There are formal links with the Southern sector Cancer centre for cancer services.


Apart from regular consultant-run antenatal clinics, there are specialist weekly antenatal clinics. These include Medical Disorders Clinic with Multiple Pregnancy Clinic with a multidisciplinary input. Diagnostic services include fetal anomaly scanning and amniocentesis. CVS and tertiary level scans scan are provided by Central Manchester Hospital.


The labour ward is equipped with standard birthing rooms as well as two modern water-birth suites. It is supported by a Level 2 neonatal unit and is part of the Merseyside and Cheshire Neonatal network.

An excellent midwifery team provides high quality antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal services both in hospital and in the community.The latter include assisting in home births. The department averages 2000 annual deliveries.


Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultants


Dr Joe  Kabyemela, MRCOG (Clinical Director)

Full time

Dr Susan Dean, FRCOG (Clinical Lead)

Part Time (0.6)

Mr Vincent Hall, FRCS FRCOG

Full time

Dr Raymund Devaraj, MRCOG

Full Time

Ms Sara Nausheen  MRCOG

Full Time

Dr Iram Rabbani MRCOG (College Tutor)

Full Time

Dr Jyotsna Acharya

Full Time



Obstetrics and Gynaecology contact details:

Ward 2  - 01625 661 002

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