Ruth Mason is as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Worthing Hospital. She undertook registrar training in the Wessex Deanery before joining Western Sussex as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in 2010 as Labour Ward Lead.
She took on responsibility as labour ward lead and has reviewed all the recent maternity protocols in order to obtain CNST Level 3 in 2013. The maternity unit was also designated "outstanding" by the CQC.
Ruth has extensive experience of root cause analysis of patient safety incident in the maternity unit as well as preparing serious untoward incident reports. Her main interests are in complex pregnancies and the management of labouring mums. Ruth also runs the specialist multiple-birth clinic in Worthing and also looks after mums with significant mental health illnesses during their pregnancies.
Ruth started preparing medico-legal reports in 2016 and has special expertise in Obstetrics and Feto-Maternal medicine. Obstetric Reports for PMS commenced in 2016.
She has specific experience working as an expert witness for HM Coroner in Surrey on a series of cases of Neonatal deaths which have all involved appearances in Coroners Court to give evidence.