Dr Jennifer Birch

Consultant in Neonatal Medicine

Dr Jennifer Birch is a Consultant in Neonatal Medicine at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust and has been the NICU Clinical Director there since June 2013. Her clinical special interests include neonatal nutrition, Necrotising Enterocolitis and other neonatal gastrointestinal conditions and she is a member of the national neonatal nutrition network. She successfully completed an MSc in Healthcare Leadership and received the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Senior Healthcare Leadership in June 2017.   She is the Neonatal lead for Bedford, Luton and Milton Keynes Local Maternity System and sits on the Neonatal Critical Care Clinical Reference Group, the Neonatal Care Transformation Review Implementation Board and the National Programme Board for Workstream 2 (Safety) of the Maternity Transformation Programme.