Paula Briggs is a Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. Paula qualified from Glasgow University in 1987. She trained as a GP before moving to Liverpool in 1993. She continued with both general practice and sexual health until recently. In the past couple of years has devoted herself to the delivery of sexual health care, research and education in the field of women’s health. She is the clinical lead for an integrated community sexual health service in Sefton and West Lancashire. She provides a Community Gynaecology Service for South Sefton CCG. She works as part of a team involving eight Consultant Gynaecologists, who support her community service. She leads the pregnancy advisory service for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. She has co-edited 2 books and co-written an undergraduate textbook in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is married with four children and enjoys running, reading and cooking.