Sarah Bates

Dr Sarah Bates

Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon

Sarah Bates graduated from University of Wales College of Medicine in 2002 and was appointed in 2015 as a Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist in Swindon. In 2017, she was elected as the national representative for LNU and SCU units to the BAPM Executive Committee. In 2021, she was elected as the national Quality Lead for BAPM. She is a co author of the 2019 BAPM Extremely Preterm Framework, and the BAPM optimisation QI toolkits on Optimal Cord Management and Early Maternal Breast Milk.
She is the PERIPrem Operational Clinical Lead across the South West of England, and is passionate about perinatal team culture, working together on Quality improvement to reduce preterm mortality and serious brain injury.