Women and Children



There are four departments within our Women and Children's Division. These are:

  • Benign Gynae
  • Maternity (including community midwifery)
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatrics.

Patients using these services who are admitted to hospital will be cared for in the following wards:

  • Delivery suite (maternity)
  • Hascombe (paediatrics)
  • Shere (post-natal maternity)
  • St Catherine’s (antenatal maternity)
  • Special care baby unit.

Meet your Triumvirate


Mark Evans, Chief of Service
Mark qualified as a doctor at the Welsh National School of Medicine in Cardiff in 1981 and, following a period of training in Cardiff, Bristol and London, was appointed as a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal Surrey in 1992. He has a special interest in paediatric cardiology and, as well as his clinical duties, he spent over 10 years as Clinical Director of Paediatrics at the Trust before becoming Chief of Service for the Women and Children's Division in January 2017. He was appointed as one of the Trust's two Deputy Medical Directors in July of last year and his current management duties include involvement in clinical governance issues at both Divisional and Trust level and acting as the Trust's appraisal lead for doctors. Mark is fully committed to ensuring that women and children who use our clinical services have an advocate for their needs at senior management level and to fosterng a culture of continual improvement in clinical care across the Division and the Trust as a whole. He was awarded the Trust's award for 'Leading by example' in the Royal Surrey Stars awards in 2017.



Lucy Clements, Associate Director of Operations
Lucy started her NHS career on the Graduate Management Training Scheme where she worked in a number of different healthcare settings as well as completing a MSc in Healthcare Management and Leadership. Since leaving the Graduate Scheme she has worked primarily in acute settings in London and the South East managing a variety of specialities and performance functions. Lucy joined the Royal Surrey in 2012 as a speciality manager and has worked her way up through the Surgery Division before joining Women and Children’s. Lucy is dedicated to improving services and supporting clinicians to ensure our patients receive the best care possible. As a mother to two young children, Lucy is passionate about services for Women and Children and is proud to be part of the team delivering outstanding care to the Royal Surrey population.



Amy Stubbs, Deputy Director of Midwifery and Divisional Head of Nursing
Amy started her career in nursing in 1991 training at University College Hospital and went on to qualify as a midwife in 1996 when she began her career at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Amy has worked in all aspects of maternity care including clinical leadership and governance roles. She spent three years at the University of Surrey as a midwife tutor and  holds an MSc in Professional Education and Leadership. She recently completed a post graduate certificate in clinical leadership led by NHSE Chief Nursing Officer aimed at development of  Aspiring Deputy Directors of Nursing and Midwifery.

Amy has a background of leading transformation work within the maternity services at RSCH having been seconded to Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System for three years prior to her current post. She is focussed on ensuring the continual development of clinical teams to enable provision of the  highest quality healthcare improving outcomes for women and children in Surrey and surrounding areas.