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I have been a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist since 1999. I have extensive experience of gynaecological and obstetric ultrasound scanning. I lead the Obstetric and Gynaecology ultrasound department in my NHS Trust. My main areas of clinical interest are recurrent miscarriage, the management of period problems, management of polycystic ovarian syndrome, pre-pregnancy counselling and teenage gynaecology.
Areas of interest
Transvaginal scans; Miscarriage; Menstrual disorders (menorrhagia);Teenage gynaecology; pre-pregnancy counselling; outpatient minor procedures; endometrial ablation
- Christine Forbes
- Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital Kingswood Road TUNBRIDGE WELLS TN2 4UL
- 01892 552945
- 01892 552945
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
KSS Head of School of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Married to another doctor with two teenage daughters, which helps me understand life with teenage girls. Enjoy simple pleasures such as running (short distances but trying to go further), travelling, good food and wine.
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Head of School of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, joint RCOG and Deanery appointment ( 2011- present)
- MBBS Kings College London 1988
- FRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2006
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Cauterisation of lesion of cervix uteri (+/- loop diathermy, colposcopy or polypectomy) - (1-5)
Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (1-5)
Endometrial biopsy or aspiration - (1-5)
Introduction of a mirena coil - (1-5)
Laparoscopy (including e.g. puncture of ovarian cysts, +/- biopsy, minor endometriosis, +/-ureterolysis) - (1-5)
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