New clinical director for women’s and children’s services
06 September 2018
Mr Mandeep Singh has recently been appointed as Clinical Director for Women’s and Children’s services at Southend University Hospital.
Mandeep completed his medical training in India and came to the
UK in 2003 for further training.
He joined King's College Hospital as a research fellow in fetal
medicine where he worked under the guidance of Professor Kypros
Director of Fetal Medicine. He completed his obstetrics and
gynaecology training in the east of England and further
subspecialty training in maternal fetal medicine at Leicester
Mr Singh was appointed as consultant at Southend in 2013 and has
been instrumental in the setting up and running of the Kypros
Nicolaides Fetal Medicine Unit, which provides a tertiary level
fetal medicine service for patients in south Essex.
Mr Singh said: "I'm looking forward to working in my new role
here at Southend.
I'm passionate about improving the services we provide for our
patients and I'm looking forward to working closely with our
neighbouring trusts to strengthen the services we
He takes over from Colleen Begg, who has retired after a total
of over 30 years in the NHS, the last five of which were spent at
Southend, where she also had the role of Head of Midwifery and