Qualifications: Neil Pattison: MB, ChB (University of Auckland), Diploma of Obstetrics University of Auckland), Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.M D (Auckland);M Med Sc (Auckland)
Background: Neil Pattison trained as a doctor in Auckland and specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, spending three years as a junior doctor in New Zealand before travelling overseas. In Britain he advanced his training for six years, two at St Mary’s in Manchester, two at Freedom Fields Hospital in Plymouth and two years of research at The John Radcliffe in Oxford.
He then returned to Auckland where he joined National Women’s Hospital sharing his time equally between clinical practice as an obstetric specialist and academic teaching and research at the University of Auckland as an Associate Professor. His clinical time at National Women’s was as head of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine department, a unit specialising in major complications of pregnancy. In 1996 he brought these skills into private obstetrics.
Over the last 16 years Neil Pattison has enjoyed providing one to one individualised care, to women having normal and complicated pregnancies and births. He delivers 3 -4 babies a week and has been present for more than 95% of the births of the women who book with him.
Neil Pattison enjoys delivering 1:1 care to expectant couples. He is proud to bring his enormous experience in order to provide the best possible outcome for you and your new baby. He is expert at normal birthing but it is great to know that he can deal with complications as well if forceps, ventouse or caesarean section were required.
Qualifications: Registered General Nurse NZ, Registered Midwife, Melbourne, Diploma of Business Auckland University.
Background: Jules has been a midwife for 30 years, 10 of which were as a busy independent midwife. Her focus now is on providing midwifery advice and administrative support to Pregnancy Partners. Jules’ expertise in post natal care includes a talented approach to breast feeding and she has lots of tips and advice.