Dr Robertson grew up and was educated in Bradford and trained at the University of Nottingham Medical School, qualifying as a doctor in 2005.
She is a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and joined the team at Bradford Royal Infirmary in 2015. She has a regular general antenatal clinic and contributes to on-call work on the labour ward, managing high risk emergency obstetric cases.
Carolyn’s subspecialty interest is Urogynaecology, and she has regular urogynaecology clinics and theatre lists where she performs vaginal hysterectomies and surgical repair of prolapse problems and procedures for bladder dysfunction and incontinence.
She is a member of the British Society of Urogynaecology and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Carolyn enjoys teaching and is a full mMOET instructor (Managing Medical Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma) and teaches on mMOET courses at Bradford Royal Infirmary and other centres in the UK each year.
She is also Clinical Director at the Women’s Clinical Business Unit. She was appointed to this post in April 2019 and took up the role in November 2019 after a period of maternity leave.
Carolyn is currently involved in the new obstetric theatre build project, antenatal and gynaecology transformation plans. She is enjoying the role and its challenges and is providing clinical leadership to help drive and steer the department towards achieving outstanding status.