The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn (QEH) has announced the substantive appointment of Amanda Price-Davey as its Head of Midwifery, effective 26 February 2021. As a member of the Divisional Leadership Team within the Women’s and Children’s Division of the Trust, Amanda will lead the Midwifery Service at QEH which provides care to 2,200 women, families and babies every year.
Amanda Price-Davey is a qualified Midwife who has recently worked as a Consultant Midwife for the Norfolk and Waveney Local Maternity System, Quality Improvement Lead for Maternity within NHS England, and has held a number of senior roles at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. She is passionate about making a difference to the delivery of midwifery care and is currently the Interim Head of Midwifery at QEH.
Dr April Brown, Chief Nurse at QEH, said: “I am delighted at this appointment; Amanda is a highly skilled and knowledgeable senior Midwife who brings a wealth of experience to the role of Head of Midwifery. We will work collaboratively with staff across the Unit and the Norfolk and Waveney Local Maternity System to build on the improvements we are making to our services for women, babies, and their families.”
The announcement follows the news earlier this month that substantial improvements to Maternity Services at QEH have been recognised by the Care Quality Commission. Following an extensive review of the services in autumn 2020, all five conditions which had previously been placed on the Trust’s Maternity Services, were lifted.
Amanda Price-Davey said: “I am thrilled to be appointed the substantive Head of Midwifery at QEH and to be a part of the Divisional Leadership Team. Together with the Matrons, Obstetricians, Midwives and Maternity Support staff; we look forward to continuing our work to deliver the highest standard of kind and compassionate care to families in our care.”