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Chris Goodfellow: Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Essex

Chris Goodfellow
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Essex: Chris Goodfellow

Mr Chris Goodfellow is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Chelmsford, Essex.


Chris Goodfellow is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and

Gynaecologists with a large amount of clinical experience.


He began his career in obstetrics and gynaecology working in busy NHS centres in Leeds, Bristol, London and Chelmsford over a period eight years. This was followed in 1981 with a two year university post as an honorary consultant in Leeds, combining successful research with an active clinical post. Chris Goodfellow then continued within the NHS in Essex as a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from 1983 to 2004, and privately from 1983 onwards.


Obstetrics and gynaecology patient services




One Stop Fast Track

Cancer Tests

Cervical Smear

Pipelle Endometrial Sample

Ultrasound - Pelvic/Transvaginal

Smear Problems


Cervical Biopsy

Loop Excision of cervix

Bleeding Problems


IUS/IUCD insertion

Novasure endometrial ablation

Polypectomy (cervical)

Early Pregnancy Assessment

"EPU" Assessment

Serial HCGs - Phone for preliminary tests

Ultrasound (as above)

Recurrent miscarriage investigations & care

Hormone Problems

Polycystic ovaries (PCO) consultation and care

HRT advice and prescription

Hormone implants

Vulval Problems

Pruritis Vulvae (itching) tests


Vulval Biopsy


Consultation and care (phone for preliminary tests)

Prolapse and Incontinence Problems

Tests and advice


Bladder neck/urethral support



Special clinical interests in obstetrics and gynaecology

Chris Goodfellow has maintained his interests in labour ward management, CTG’s and perinatal mortality for 30 years. He developed a further interest in colposcopy, laser and gynae oncology, advanced laparoscopic surgery, urodynamics and gynaecological urology and was appointed lead gynaecological oncologist in 1997.


  • Gynaecological surgery

  • Colposcopy

  • Infertility

  • Oncology

  • Laparoscopy

  • Urology

  • Ultrasound

  • Antenatal care

  • Perinatology

  • Private Practice

Operative experience as an experienced obstetrician and gynaecologist in Essex

For a detailed breakdown of his key procedures performed click here


Published material

Chapters in Books

  • Goodfellow CF, Miller C, Booth AG, Hancock KW (1982).
    In: immunology of Human Placental Proteins. Maternal Lymphocyte
    Response to Trophoblast.
    Placenta, supplement 4, 25-32.

  • Goodfellow CF (1983) In: Immunology of Feto-Maternal Relationship. 
    Maternal Lymphocyte Responses During Normal and Abnormal Pregnancies.
    Immunological Reviews (1983) 75, 61-85.


  • Goodfellow CF, Studd (1979). The reduction of forceps in primigravidae with epidural analgesia – a controlled trial. British Journal of Clinical Practice, 33, 287.

  • Goodfellow CF, Taylor PV (1981). The extraction and identification of trophoblast cells circulating in peripheral blood during pregnancy. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 89, 65.

  • Goodfellow CF, Booth AG. (1982). The actions of composite trophoblast antigens in microvilus preparations upon cultured maternal lymphocytes from early first pregnancies. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, 13, 15.

  • Goodfellow CF, Davies A, Moncada S, Salmon JA, Paton C, Clayton J, McNicol G (1982). Prostaglandins in uterine vein blood – a possible role in menstrual bleeding. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 48, 1, 9.

  • Goodfellow CF, Hull MGR, Swaab DF, Dogteron J and Buijs RM (1983). Oxytocin deficiency at delivery and epidural analgesia. British Journal of Obstetrics & gynaecology, 90, 214-219.

  • Selo-Ojeme DO, Goodfellow CF (2002) Simultaneous intrauterine and ovarian pregnancy following treatment with Clomiphene citrate. Archives of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 266(4): 232-234.


  • Goodfellow CF, Hull MGR (1984) Epidural Analgesia and Assisted Delivery.
    British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 91.

  • Goodfellow, Taylor PV, Jackson S (1984). Culturing Trophoblast from Peripheral Blood (Maternal). Lancet, Dec 22/29, 1470


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Date of registration:

 18 Dec 1972



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Contact details

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Springfield Hospital, Lawn Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 5GU

Tel: 07929 537160 (Sam)

Email: info@goodfellowgynaecology.co.uk

Website: www.goodfellowgynaecology.co.uk


Qualifications and memberships


  • MRCS LRCP 1971

  • MBBS 1972 MRCOG 1976

  • RCOG Harold Malkin Prize 1982

  • RCOG Birthright Research Grant 1982

  • Essex CATS Scanner Award (laser) 1984

  • FRCOG 1992

  • Clinical Excellence Award 2 Points 2002


Places of work

 pringfield Hospital, Lawn Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 5GU

Tel: 07929 537160 (Sam)

Email: info@goodfellowgynaecology.co.uk

Website: www.goodfellowgynaecology.co.uk