Meet the Team

Midwifery Leaders 

Divisional Director of Midwifery &  Nursing

Tracy Thompson

Assistant Director of Midwifery

Caroline Cowman

Consultant Midwife

Rebecca Sessions

Matron for Central Birth Suite, Triage, Antenatal Ward and Induction Suite 

Justine Molloy

Matron for Postnatal Ward

Louise Bardon

Matron for Antenatal Clinic

Emma Jefferson 

Matron for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Transitional Care

Ruth Dawson

Antenatal Clinic and Antenatal Day Assessment Unit Manager

Lorraine Bray

Antenatal Ward and Triage Department Manager

Jamaella Anderton

Burnley Birth Centre and Rossendale Birth Centre Managers

Pamela Dewhurst

Jess Acker

Blackburn Birth Centre Manager

Gemma Smith

Central Birth Suite Leaders

Collette Gregory

Angie Harrison

Hannah King

Rebecca Law

Nicola McGahey

Emma Reid

Helen Rushton

Caroline Smith

Rebecca White

Katie Wrightson

Postnatal Ward Manager

Jayne Case


Specialist Midwives

Baby Friendly Initiative Team

Sue Henry

Jenny Howarth

Donna Butler

Mischa Russell


Nicola Galloway

Diabetes Lead Midwife

Sarah Carter

Digital Midwife

Andrew Lumsden

Deputy Digital Midwife

Rhian Eastham

Perineal Clinic

Annette Dugdale

Perinatal Mental Health

Clare Yates

Natalie Woodruff

Perinatal Pelvic Health Lead

Jane Ash

Prevention Lead

Emma Bell 

Midwife Sonographer

Julie Dimbleby

Substance Misuse

Elizabeth Maddran

Louise Slater

Antenatal Wellbeing and Screening Team

Janyce Sutherland

Joanne Hilton

Fetal Monitoring Lead Midwife

Laura Blenkinship

Maternity Education Team

Cheryl Lee

Hayley Craig

Nyla Zafar

Continuity of Carer Lead Midwife 

Samantha Garth


Consultant Neonatologists

Andrew Cox

Anshuman Paria

Rajasri Seethamraju

Savi Shivashankar

Amitava Sur

Lette Ene

Jasim Shihab