Aims/ What we do

The Puffin Trust is a charitable organisation in Northern Ireland that is dedicated to funding research into problems in pregnancy. We raise money by organising educational courses and then use this money to fund research. We focus our energy on obstetricians and midwives to build a culture of critical thinking for the next generation

The Puffin Trust is accepted as a charity by HM Revenue and Customs. Inland Revenue Charity Number XT21576


To download our recent financial accounts please click here


These are our four trustees dedicated to the Puffin Trust:

Dr John MandersonDr John Manderson is a consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and specialist in Fetal & Maternal Medicine. He works at the Ulster Hospital.

Mrs Tara HigginsMrs Tara Higgins is our Layperson representative and she ensures that the projects we fund are meaningful and relevant to the pregnant woman.

Sister Helen RiceSister Helen Rice is a Fetal Surveillance midwife based at the Royal hospital.

Dr Stephen OngDr Stephen Ong is a consultant obstetrician based at the Royal Hospital and is the chairperson for the Puffin Trust.

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