Tuesday 16 May 2017
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
5 CPD Points
Places are still available and registrations will be taken on the day. Please note that lunch will only be provided for those that have pre-registered.
The Maternity & the Newborn Forum at the RSM will be hosting a one day event to explore factors and issues around care provision during pregnancy and childbirth for women across the risk spectrum.
RSM member from £45 - 110
Non member from £55 - £150
*Tickets include tea and coffee and lunch.
The meeting will be of interest to midwives, obstetricians, epidemiologists, nurses, general practitioners, childbirth educators, trainees, students, paediatricians and neonatologists however all disciplines and grades are welcome to attend.
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
“Looking after me, looking after my baby”: How do women classified as high-risk experience care during pregnancy and childbirth?
Carol Kingdon, Senior Research Fellow, University of Central Lancashire
Interpreting risk in midwifery talk and practice
Mandie Scamell, Medical Anthropologist and Midwifery Lecturer, City, University of London
To be or not to be ‘normal’
Daghni Rajasingam, Consultant Obstetrician, Honorary Senior Lecturer and Head of Service for Obstetrics, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Tea and coffee break
Reflecting on experiences around risk during pregnancy and birth
Milli Hill, Founder, Positive Birth Movement
Whose birth is it anyway?
Dr Tracey Cooper, Head of Midwifery and Lead Nurse for Women and Paediatrics, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Risk and midwifery education - has this prepared me to be with woman?
Claire Litchfield, Midwife, Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust
An obstetric perspective of risk in maternity care
Dr Liz Martindale, Consultant Obstetrician, Burnley General Hospital and Honorary Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire
Maternity & the Newborn Forum AGM
Presentation of the Basil Lee bursary for innovation in communication
Hsu Chong, ST7 Trainee, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women's Hospital
Dignity in childbirth: How human rights helps professionals to provide personalised care
Elizabeth Prochaska, Barrister and Founder, Birthrights
How does group antenatal care work for women who are seen as 'at risk' of poorer experience and outcomes in pregnancy? Early findings from a feasibility study of pregnancy circles
Octavia Wiseman, Research fellow, Midwifery City, University of London and Giordana Da Motta, PhD Student, University of London
Why postnatal care matters: Promoting and developing postnatal services which are fit for purpose
Professor Debra Bick, Professor of Evidence Based Midwifery Practice, King’s College London
Discussion and closing remarks
Close of meeting
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