Our team

Our team

Our obstetricians

Dr Chris Spencer

Dr Chris Spencer

MB ChB FRANZCOG

Chris has a strong reputation as an experienced, supportive and caring obstetrician here in Christchurch. He has been working as a private obstetrician since 2017 and has an excellent relationship with local LMC midwives.  Chris is passionate about providing the best possible care to facilitate an optimal pregnancy experience and delivery outcome for expectant mothers. 

Chris has a special interest in intrapartum obstetrics, ranging from promotion of normal labour and birth to optimal management of emergencies. He has widely acknowledged expertise in operative vaginal delivery and caesarean section.  Chris especially looks forward to forming a trusting and confident relationship with pregnant women and their families. 

Away from work Chris spends most of his time with his wife and two boys and family life keeps him happily busy.

Dr Lisa Rofe

Dr Lisa Rofe

BMLSc MBChB DipOBS FRANZCOG

Lisa is an experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist offering full pregnancy care. With years of experience in high risk obstetrics, Lisa works closely with women and their LMC’s to ensure they have the best pregnancy journey possible. She particularly enjoys building relationships with the women she cares for, and their support team, to enable her to provide individualised antenatal care.

Lisa undertook her specialist training in Christchurch and continues to work as a Specialist at Christchurch Women’s Hospital.

Outside of work Lisa has two children who keep her busy, and she enjoys staying fit and the great outdoors.

Dr Fergus Adams

Dr Fergus Adams

MRPharmS BMBS FRANZCOG

Fergus is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist offering full pregnancy care, office gynaecology and gynaecologic surgery.  He is passionate about women’s health and believes that effective team based care produces the best results.    

Fergus also works as a Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital, where he has a role as an advanced laparoscopic surgeon and obstetrician.  Having trained in Christchurch, Fergus has developed an excellent rapport with many local General Practitioners and LMC midwives. His particular area of interest in obstetrics is optimising delivery outcomes and holistic care.  He also provides gynaecology services at Femina Health.

Outside of work, Fergus is married with two young children.  Fergus loves playing sports and stays busy managing his lifestyle block.

Dr Hayley Smith

Dr Hayley Smith

MBChB PGDipOMG FRANZCOG

Hayley is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist offering comprehensive antenatal care. Her excellent communication skills allow her to develop strong therapeutic relationships with women and their whanau.

Hayley also works as a Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a focus on pelvic floor gynaecology. Hayley is passionate about offering client-centered care and maintaining excellent relationships with women and their support team. She is skilled in the management of high-risk pregnancies, including multiple pregnancy – which she has personal experience of as the mother of young twins! Hayley understands the importance of a holistic approach, and working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure optimal outcomes.

Away from work Hayley focuses on quality time with her family, as well as exercise and a passion for music.

Nurses

Gemma

Gemma Sword


Pauline

Pauline Watson


Maddy Sheerin

Maddy Sheerin


Our wonderful and experienced team of nurses are here to help care for you alongside our doctors.  They are often the first clinician you will see, whether it is simply to check your blood pressure or take a blood sample, and are passionate about providing the best possible care and getting to know you along your pregnancy journey. 

Office and reception staff

Odette

Odette Dawson


Susan

Susan Canning


Celia Dillon

Celia Dillon


Odette, Susan and Celia run our office and reception here at Femina. If you have appointment, insurance or payment queries, or would like to make a general enquiry they are here to help you. See our contact page for ways to get in touch and our office hours.