Waugh, Dr Jason

Dr Jason WaughConsultant in Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine

  • Consultant in Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine
  • Tel: 0191 282 5856
  • GMC Code: 3340536
  • Qualifications: BSc MBBS DA MRCOG
  • Special Interests

    Blood pressure complications in pregnancy

    Kidney Disease in Pregnancy

    Heart Disease in pregnancy

    Medical Education

  • Biography

    Jason trained in maternal medicine in Sheffield, New Zealand and Leicester before working as a consultant in Leicester for 5 years. He is now lead consultant for maternal medicine in Newcastle upon Tyne and has established maternal medicine training programmes for obstetricians in both cities.  He has developed the model within NUTH of Specialist clinics for Medical Disorders in Pregnancy allowing women to be seen jointly by an obstetrician and specialist physician at the same visit. The maternal medicine teams philosophy is to provide a seamless transition from pre-pregnancy advice through to postnatal care for all women with pre-existing diseases or who have had pregnancy complications in the past.

    As well as publishing books on Maternal Medicine for Midwives his current research interests are hypertension in pregnancy and renal and cardiovascular disease in pregnancy. As well as running funded research projects in this area he has published extensively in these fields and produced national guidelines for the management of pre-eclampsia and renal disease.

    He is currently president of the Macdonald UK Obstetric Medicine Society, represents Maternal Medicine on the British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society and is a clinical expert for the charity Action on Pre-eclampsia (APEC).

  • Directorate

    Women's Services

  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    Pre-pregnancy clinic (Weekly - RVI)

    Diabetes Pre-pregnancy clinic (Monthly – Newcastle Diabetes Centre on the Campus for Ageing and Vitality (formerly known as Newcastle General Hospital))

    Combined Heart Disease and Pregnancy (Monthly - Freeman Hospital's Cardiothoracic Centre)

    Medical disorders and high risk pregnancy (Weekly - RVI)

    Combined Kidney Disease and Pregnancy (Weekly - Freeman Hospital)

    Combined Diabetes and Pregnancy (Weekly - Freeman Hospital)

  • Name of Secretary
    Lindsey Redhead
  • Any other Information

    Jason is the training program Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Northern deanery and is the Editor in Chief of The Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (TOG) the Royal College’s Continuing Professional Development Journal.

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