Mr James Nevin

Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist



James Nevin is a subspecialty trained gynaecological oncologist and also undertakes colposcopy, the investigation of women with postmenopausal bleeding and manages women with a strong family history of gynaecological cancer.

James qualified from University of the Wiwatersrand (Johannesburg) in 1980. Having done house jobs at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, two years of National Service and six months SHO jobs in surgery and paediatrics, he commenced specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology at Groote Schuur Hopsital in Cape Town.  He obtained his FCOG (SA) in 1988 and his MRCOG in 1989.

He spent 1989 as a registrar in Salisbury, UK, before commencing subspecialty training in gynaecological oncology at Groote Schuur Hospital.  He was appointed to a consultant post in gynaecological oncology in 1991, a post which he occupied until 1999. During this eight year period as a consultant at Groote Schuur, he spent a year on sabbatical in Sheffield doing inter alia laboratory-based research on prognostic markers in cervical cancer.

Having returned to the UK in 1999, he commenced a year of mandatory subspecialty training in Glasgow. In 2000 he was accredited as a subspecialty gynaecological oncologist by the RCOG and in September of that year appointed to a consultant post in Middlesbrough. In 2005 he joined Professor David Luesley to establish the Pan-Birmingham Gynaecological Cancer Centre at City Hospital, Birmingham. James’s contributions to the development of this centre have included the establishment of a network-based service for the management of women with a significant familial predisposition to gynaecological cancer and the modernisation of the Trust’s PMB service. He was Clinical Director for Gynaecological Oncology and Gynaecology at City and Sandwell Hospitals between September 2010 and August 2012.

Contact Information

Telephone: 0121 507 5468

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