Dr Purnima Gondane Sweetman 

     Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist 

Professional Qualifications

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists  
Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
LABOUR WARD MANAGEMENT ATSM                                 
Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
ABORTION CARE - ATSM EQUIVALENT                                     
Northwest Deanery 
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health   
Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist 

Professional Memberships 
  • Professio​nal Memberships Include :
    .Specialist Register of General Medical Council (GMC) UK.
    .Member of The British Society for  Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology(BritSPAG)
    .Member of British Intrapartum Care Society(bicsoc)
    .Member of British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE)

Papers and Posters Presentented
  • Presented poster on Cervical Cerclage in triplets at Royal Blackburn Hospital at Advance labour ward practice ATSM teaching on 29.06.11 
  • Presented audits at local Audit meetings CESR presentation at Royal Oldham Hospital on 17.09.13 
  • Co-author on Poster presentation at RCOG congress Hyderabad, India in March 2014 on unusual presentation of backache in pregnancy, case of schwanoma  
  • Author of E poster presentation on Neonatal Tetany- A case report, presented at the 8th International DIP Symposium, Berlin April 2015
  • Co- Author of E Poster on case report Klippel Treanuany syndrome as a cause of preterm delivery, presented at the 8th International DIP Symposium, Berlin April 2015 
  • Co- Author of E Poster presentation on audit on breast feeding in Diabetic pregnancies, presented at the 8th International DIP Symposium, Berlin April 2015 
  • Co Author of E Poster – Case report for DIP symposium in Barcelona 8th March 2017, Type 1 Diabetes and Paraplegia, delivery at District General Hospital Poster presentation – Personalised care, for rare complex case with Klippel Feil Syndrome and Gestational Diabetes at District General hospital, at National Diabetes in Pregnancy Conference 19th November 2018, Birmingham. 
  • Same presented in DIP 10th International symposium in Florence, Italy. 
  • Abstract sent for RCOG World Congress in Oman March 2020, cancelled due to Covid pandemic
  • Attending the MIS Conference EndoDubai February 2023
  • Invited as speaker at the 8TH ICGO Congress at Lisbon July 2023 
Recent Training Courses Attended  

Saving babies lives care bundle 2023
CCA examiner update (Manchester medical school) December 2022  
Neonatal update (Imperial College) November 2022 
NOTSS training (Chorley NHS) November 2022 
Video consultation webinar November 2022 RCA training November 2022 
Educational supervisor update September 2022 
Post-mortem consent training December 2021 
BMJ learning – Work load and time management June 2021  
CTG passport June 2021 Medical complications in pregnancy (RCOG) March 2021   

Research Undertaken 

Principal Investigator in research project on Iodine uptake in first and third trimester of pregnancy started from August 2015, study is closed. 
The abstract: Application of different urine Iodine concentration (UI) cut-points for Iodine insufficiency leads to substantial differences in interpretation during pregnancy, was successfully submitted for poster presentation at the UKMedLab22 in November 2022, poster number T19