Professor Eric Jauniaux

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

A leader in the field of obstetrics, specialising in complications during early pregnancy.

Professor Eric Jauniaux works within the Early Pregnancy unit and Emergency Gynaecology team at the University College London Hospitals. He specialises in the diagnosis management of placental related complications during early pregnancy, particularly molar pregnancies, recurrent miscarriages and placenta accrete.

Professor Jauniaux also has expertise in twin pregnancies and pregnancies involving Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).

As a leading academic in his field, Professor Jauniaux is one of the founding editors of Reproductive Bio-Medicine, associate editor of the Journal of Medical Screening, and scientific editor of the British Journal of Obstetrics.

Professor Jauniaux has contributed to over 300 papers and 66 book chapters, including the first textbook on ART pregnancies. He lectures worldwide and has received three international prizes for his work on the human placenta.

Professional background

Previously lecturing at King’s College Hospital, Professor Jauniaux was appointed as a Senior lecturer and consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University College London Hospital in 1995. He developed the Early Pregnancy Unit in 1996 and the Twin Clinic in 1998.

In 2006, Professor Jauniaux co-founded Medical Aid Films, a charity which improves medical training in low-income countries.

Services provided to HCA

Professor Jauniaux provides medical advisory services for HCA's  Portland Hospital. In his role, Professor Jauniaux leads interactions with hospital medical staff and the hospital leadership team to assist the hospital by providing medical advice and promote high quality, cost effective care.

In his role, he contributes to the strategy, policies and decision making regarding obstetrics treatments and advises HCA to ensure that care provided within the facility is appropriate and efficient. In his role, Professor Jauniaux advises on initiatives to drive clinical standards by providing professional advice on clinical governance matters and ensuring the adoption of those by colleagues in the obstetrics area.

In addition, he works with medical insurance companies, GPs, other relevant local NHS contacts, and patients to educate and advise on relevant clinical updates to treatments in obstetrics available in the facility. Furthermore, he advises on the accuracy of literature that may be published regarding relevant services. He will also advise on how to make the patient referral smooth to reduce stress and anxiety for patients.

Between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018, HCA made payments to this doctor totalling £4,760.00 in respect of medical advisory services provided under agreement with HCA.

HCA requires the doctors that advise us to attest that if they also practice in the NHS that they are not compromising their NHS commitments.

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