| Edile Murdoch |
Consultant Neonatologist at NHS Lothian
I have been a neonatal consultant for 16 years. My specialty interest areas are perinatal palliative care, fetal medicine and perinatal adverse event risk management. I qualified in Southampton and did my paediatric training in London. My first 10 years as a consultant were at Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, where I was also latterly the clinical director . This post gave me experience of neonatal transport services as both the neonatal and ANTS for East Anglia were co located and integrated. My special interests are perinatal palliative care, fetal medicine and perinatal adverse event management. Our family moved to Edinburgh in 2010 and I was appointed as a neonatal consultant at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2011. I took on the role as the Clinical lead for the neonatal MCN (managed clinical network) for SEAT ( south east Scotland and tayside) in 2013. I have contributed to both local and national perinatal palliative care through developing perinatal palliative care frameworks and pathways for BAPM (2010) and NHS Scotland (2013). In 2015 I was appointed as a Neonatologist with a special interest in palliative care. This post allows me to work across women's and children's services in NHS Lothian and CHAS ( children's hospice association Scotland) to develop integrated palliative care across inpatient and community services.