GHP Q3 2021

40 GHP / Q3 2021 , May21532 Care for Women The need to specialise is obvious in the medical industry, with different people having very different requirements. Dr. Karen Joash is a highly regarded obstetrician and gynaecologist, based inHarley Street, who has gained a reputation for excellence. This excellence sawher namedMost Trusted Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant, 2021 – London in GHP’s rolling series of Global Excellence Awards 2021. We dug a little deeper into her career to discover more. For over fifteen years, Dr. Joash has been a specialist in providing high quality care to all women. She has worked in obstetrics and gynaecology, and has gained a reputation as a skilled labour ward practitioner. The aim of her busines is simple – to help women achieve the type of delivery they want, one which is tailored to their wants and needs. Key to this achievement is Dr. Joash’s holistic approach. She has a unique knowledge of the field which allows her to anticipate the challenges in both low-risk and high-risk conditions. As such, she has gained a reputation for being able to provide world-class services to women suffering from a number of conditions, offering maternal medicine, perinatal mental health, hysteroscopies and fertility advice to name but a few of her services. In her gynaecology practice, Dr. Joash has become incredibly proficient at providing outpatient hysteroscopy and performs gynaecology and early pregnancy scans. These important services are delivering with the care and attention that a woman needs and deserves at all times. She is also skilled in the management of menstrual disorders, hormonal disturbances, pre-menstrual disorders and fibroids, enabling her to offer a comprehensive service to all who walk through her doors. As a result of her passion for this work, and a determination to teach other doctors how to provide it at her level, she was appointed to the position of divisional director for Education women’s and children’s at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. She is also the lead for Quality and Safety in Maternity at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and is principled on the importance of safe practice Thanks to her NHS roles, Dr. Joash knows that the birth journey doesn’t just stop at delivery, and support in the form of postnatal care is crucial. This is not always easy to provide, especially for women who have incredibly busy schedules. As such, she has designed many of her services so that they can fit neatly into the office setting if required. This incredible ability to demonstrate immense flexibility is why so many women turn to her when they need specialist support. Because of her incredible knowledge of the field, Dr. Joash is in incredibly high demand. It’s a testament to her immense skill and expertise. Recently, she has been involved in other projects that not only add to her skillset, but serve to move the industry forward. This has taken the form of quality improvement projects at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust where she was proud to be involved in the Baby box trial. This project received national acclaim and has had a major impact on her work moving forward. Care for women has often lagged behind, failing to serve their specific needs and problems. For Dr. Joash, this is unacceptable and so she has spent her life improving the state of affairs for them. We celebrate her remarkable achievement in GHP, and cannot wait to see what she does next. Name: Dr Karen Joash Email: [email protected]