About this event

  • Date and time Fri 19 Feb 2021 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The aim is to provide a comprehensive update in care after losing a baby from recurrent miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy through to stillbirth and neonatal loss.

Experts in the field will be promote a greater understanding of the pathway for a bereaved mother and her family from the debrief after a loss to preconceptual counselling. Updates from an holistic approach to medical management. 

The learning objectives will be as follows: 

  • Know about best practice in the management of a mother following pregnancy loss.
  • Be able to debrief a mother and her partner and counsel about the investigations that follow a loss.
  • Value effective communication in the multi-disciplinary team and the patient voice (Maternity Voices Partnership).

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining each webinar live and will be automatically issued after 7 days  to those who watched the webinar live in its entirety. Those who watch the webinar on-demand will receive a CPD certificate 30 days after the webinar has gone live.  

Join in the conversation online using #RSMLive 
Follow us on Twitter: @RoySocMed 


Standard pricing available until 19 February 2021.


RSM Member

Non - Member

Non - Member


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Miss Sangeeta Agnihotri, President

The Current Management of Recurrent Miscarriages

Professor Dame Lesley Regan, Secretary General of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and the Immediate Past President (2016-2019) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Current Management of Ectopic Pregnancy

Davor Jurkovic, Director of Gynaecology Diagnostic and Outpatient Treatment Unit at University College Hospital

Patient voice early pregnancy loss


National Bereavement Care Pathway

Kate Mulley, Director of Research & Policy, SANDS Charity

Preventing pregnancy loss- medical perspectives

Dr Anita Banerjee, Consultant Obstetric Physician, Acute Physician & Diabetes/ Endocrinology Consultant, Deputy Director of Medical Education and Honorary Reader (KCL)

UKOSS & MBRRACE where are we now?

Professor Marian Knight Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit

Patient voice stillbirth


Reducing Baby Losses, The Fetal Medicine Perspective

Professor Kypros Nicolaides, Professor of Fetal Medicine & Director of the Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine

Causes of “Clinically Unexplained” Stillbirth & SIDs

Professor Marta Cohen OBE

The Pathology of Post Mortems, why do we need a PM in stillbirth cases

Dr Irene Scheimberg, Retired Consultant in Paediatric & Perinatal Pathology, Barts Health Trust

Midwifery Perspectives of Care Following Pregnancy Loss

Dr Gloria Rowlands OBE, Chief Nurse for the NHS in South West London & former Director of Midwifery BartsHealth Trust

Panel Discussion including trainees Priyanka Iyer and Natasha Liou

Questions and answers

Closing remarks and thanks

Miss Sangeeta Agnihotri, President