Mountfield, Dr Jo

MA MB ChB FRCOGJo Mountfield




High risk obstetrics, teenage pregnancy and substance misuse

Training and education

Bristol Medical School, Bristol, Sheffield and Wessex rotation


Dr Mountfield has worked as a consultant at University Hospital Southampton since September 2001.

She's a consultant obstetrician working part time in obstetrics and part time as director of education and workforce for the Trust. Dr Mountfield is the chair of the specialty education advisory committee at the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists.  

Aside from her interest in education, clinically Dr Mountfield has a particular interest in teenage pregnancy and substance misuse. She shares a clinic with Dr Sarah Walker, and together they run an obstetric team covering outpatient and inpatient work. They are supported by midwives with special interest in these areas, the young people’s maternity practice, and a specialist midwife for substance misuse.

Key achievements

Dr Mountfield takes pride in her involvement in the high quality team approach to maternity care in UHS. As a consequence of her experience in developing a positive culture, she has supported other Trusts around the UK in developing their services and teams.  


Dr Mountfield commissions and is involved in a number of educational research projects, the latest relating to understanding undermining and bullying behaviour and its impact on staff.