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Dr. Lucy Mackillop

BM BCh MA (Oxon.) FRCP
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mackillop is a consultant obstetric physician at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford.

She has held her clinical post since 2008 and is clinical lead for the maternal medicine regional network, local lead for the high risk maternal medicine service and divisional informatics lead. She is one of only six obstetric physicians in the United Kingdom and specialises in medical conditions unique to pregnancy as well as the management of pre-existent medical disorders occurring during pregnancy. She is a regular lecturer on medical conditions in pregnancy at national and international conferences.

Dr. Mackillop trained at the University of Oxford Medical School. She completed her post-graduate training in general medicine, nephrology and obstetric medicine in London and Sydney, Australia, before taking up her current post in Oxford.

Dr. Mackillop is a member of: NHS England’s Networked Maternal Medicine Steering Group; NICE guideline committee for Intrapartum Care for High Risk Women; the UK Chief Medical Officers Physical Activity in Pregnancy Advisory Group; scientific committee of the UK and Ireland Epilepsy Pregnancy Register; Action against Pre-eclampsia (APEC) expert group; Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist’s Maternal Medicine Clinical Study Group; Royal College of Physicians Research Panel; European Respiratory Society’s Task Force for ‘Care of patients with airways disease during pregnancy’; Physicians’ Representative and executive committee member of the Macdonald Obstetric Medicine Society and assessor and chapter author for MBRRACE-UK – the UK confidential enquiry for maternal deaths.

Dr. Mackillop’s research interests include prediction models for pregnancy outcome and how to use pregnancy outcome to identify and intervene to improve long-term maternal and child health.