Ms Inderjeet Kaur, MSc, RM, RGN, Director of Midwifery Services, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad.

Inderjeet Kaur, or ‘Indie’, is the Director of Midwifery at Fernandez Hospitals. Indie has held several strategic roles in her career at the NHS, UK. She is passionate about reducing the health inequalities of vulnerable women. Indie successfully launched the world’s first maternity clinic in the Royal London Hospital to support women who have experienced sexual violence.   She has spent the last six years in India training professional midwives and providing clinical leadership to midwives in the Fernandez Foundation and the government of Telangana and India. She is passionate about reducing maternal mortality via midwifery training and respectful humanised care for Indian mothers.

Her initiative for developing seamless pathways of care for women with complex social needs won her the British Medical Journal award. She is also the recipient of the 2019 Chief Midwifery Officer Gold Award NHS, UK for outstanding contribution to midwifery. Indie has several publications and presentations to her credit. 

Her contributions to midwifery have won the State of Telangana the Best Performing State in Midwifery Initiative in December 2022.