Course Director
CTG Masterclass

Mr Edwin Chandraharan

MBBS MS (Obs & Gyn), DFFP, DCRM, FSLCOG, FRCOG
Director of Global Academy of Medical Education & Training Ltd

Edwin is the Director of Global Academy of Medical Education & Training Ltd, and was the Lead Consultant for Labour Ward at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London from 2005 to February 2020. He has been the Clinical Director for Women’s services FROM 2011-2016 and the Lead for Clinical Governance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from 2005-2017. He is passionate about delivering high quality patient care with a strong focus on Transformational Training, Risk Management and Patient Experience.  He was appointed as the Visiting Professor at the Tianjin Central Hospital for Women, Tianjin Province, China in 2016.

Teaching and Training

Edwin firmly believes in improving safety and quality of care by transformational teaching and training which leads .to changes in practice and improvement in care. He has received Gold Medals in Pathology, ENT and Head & Neck Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Medical School as well as Gold Medals in both Master of Surgery Part 1 & Part 2 Examinations of the University of Colombo. He has been invited to both National and International Scientific Meetings to deliver lectures and seminars on fetal monitoring, obstetric emergencies, postpartum haemorrhage, acute gynaecology and early pregnancy ultrasound, Risk Management and Team Working. He conducts ‘Training the Trainers’’ Workshops and has been the course lead of the Basic Practical Skills Course at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and is the current course co-ordinator for ‘CTG’ and ‘High Risk Labour and Intrapartum Emergencies’ courses at St. George’s University of London and Course Lead for the Baby Lifeline CTG Masterclasses. He is the co-organizer of the RCOG Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance Course and he was on the Editorial Board of the National E-learning for Healthcare in Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring. He conducts over 25 CTG/ Fetal ECG Masterclasses in several centres in the UK, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia each year. He was the UK representative to the 3-member International Panel which revised the FIGO Guidelines on CTG, developed in conjuction with 50 countries. He was a member of the guideline group for the RCOG Greentop Guideline on Postpartum Haemorrhage (December 2016) as well as FIGO Guideline on Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS) disorders (2018) and the First International Consensus Guideline on Physiology-based CTG Interpretation (2018).

Publications

Edwin has published several abstracts in National and International Scientific Meetings and over 100 Chapters and Review articles in various aspects of obstetrics and gynaecological practice. His special interests include intrapartum fetal monitoring, Risk Management & Team Working and massive postpartum haemorrhage. He is a peer reviewer for The Lancet, BJOG, Journal of Perinatal Medicine, The Green Journal and European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and Consultant Editor for the Global Library of Women’s Medicine. He is the Co-Editor of the Textbook ‘Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies: A Practical Guide to Management’ and an Associate Editor of High Risk Obstetrics: Management Options. He edited the Handbook of CTG Interpretation: from patterns to physiology (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Contribution to the wider NHS

Edwin led a regional multi-disciplinary Tertiary Referral Service for women with Abnormal invasion of the placenta, especially placenta percreta for 8 years. He developed the new conservative surgical technique ‘The Triple P Procedure’ for percreta, which has now been incorporated as an option in the International FIGO Guidelines on Abnormal Invasion of the Placenta (2018). He was the RCOG Representative to the Maternity Services Improvement Board (MSIB) of NHS London and was also a member of the Intrapartum Score Card Advisory Group of the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) and was a member of the Clinical Leaders Network (CLN). He has also been involved in conducting Service Assessments and conducting external reviews of Maternal Deaths. He is an accredited Expert Witness and has appeared in both Coroner’s and the High Courts as an Expert Witness and holds the Cardiff Law School Expert Witness Certificate. He was part of the Team which won two National Awards in the UK: HSJ Value Award in 2016 and the BMJ Clinical Leadership Award in 2017 for ensuring a reduction in emergency caesarean sections and a low hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy rates in the UK through implementation of physiology-based CTG interpretation, with the use of Fetal ECG (STAN) and  staff training.

Upcoming Courses

Start Time Name Details Location Price
May 7, 2020

CTG Masterclass – Drogheda – POSTPONED

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), School of Health and Science, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland, EIRCODE: A91 K584
COMMISSIONED FULLY BOOKED
Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), School of Health and Science, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland, EIRCODE: A91 K584
COMMISSIONED FULLY BOOKED
June 8, 2020

CTG Masterclass – Aberdeen – POSTPONED

Lecture Theatre room 242, Sir Ian Wood building, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
COMMISSIONED COURSE
NOT AVAILABLE TO BOOK
Lecture Theatre room 242, Sir Ian Wood building, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
COMMISSIONED COURSE
NOT AVAILABLE TO BOOK
July 6, 2020

Advanced CTG Masterclass – Manchester – 6 & 7 July 2020

Manchester Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
Manchester Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
September 21, 2020

Advanced CTG Masterclass – Birmingham – 21 & 22 September 2020

Garden Suite, Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3TR
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
Garden Suite, Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3TR
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
September 28, 2020

Advanced CTG Masterclass – London – 28 & 29 September 2020

London
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
London
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00