Excellence in abortion care

Date

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Sexuality & Sexual Health Section , British Society of Abortion Care Providers

Accreditation

CPD - Applied for

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about this event

New developments in abortion care and commissioning processes impact on the way that abortion and sexual health services are being delivered. It is important that health care professionals working in abortion, sexual health services and general practice are aware of and understand how these developments can impact on patient care and patient outcomes.

This conference will bring together a wide range of experts and health care professionals from all areas of the UK to provide a comprehensive overview of current and future concepts in abortion care.

Objectives

  • Have an update of current knowledge and best practice in abortion care
  • Understand the current new and topical issues regarding abortion care and service delivery and how this impacts on care delivery
  • Appreciate the impact of commissioning on abortion care and service delivery
  • Appreciate the future of telemedicine and innovation in abortion care

 

Price

RSM member from £45 - £95

Non-member from £55- £130

*Tickets include tea and coffee and lunch

agenda

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Welcome and introduction

Mrs Joanne Fletcher, President Sexuality & Sexual Health Section and Co-chair BSACP

Session 1: Government perspectives from NHS England and Department of Health

Dr Sam Rowlands, British Society of Abortion Care Providers

9.20 am

Overview of abortion statistics - England and Wales

Mr Andrew James, Senior Statistical Officer, Department of Health

9.40 am

Overview of abortion statistics - Scotland

Dr Nicola Steedman, Information Services Division, Scotland

Session 2: Clinical issues in abortion care - tips and tricks

Dr Tracey Masters, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health and British Society of Abortion Care Providers Membership Secretary and Dr Caroline Scherf Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

10.00 am

Managing pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) and uncertain viability in abortion care

Mrs Joanne Fletcher

10.20 am

Medical and surgical management of the very early pregnancy

Dr Megan Griffiths, British Society of Abortion Care Providers Council Member

10.40 am

Optimizing pain management and satisfaction with manual vacuum aspiration

Dr Jonathan Lord, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Truro and BSACP Council Member

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break

Session 3: 21st century abortion care: Using telemedicine to increase access and satisfaction

Mr Omi Ohizua, Consultant Community Gynaecologist, Walsall; Incoming President Sexuality & Sexual Council

11.30 am

Remote consultation and consent

Michael Nevill, Director of Nursing, BPAS

11.50 am

Medical abortion in one day: The British Pregnancy Advisory Service experience

Dr Patricia Lohr, Medical Director, British Pregnancy Advisory Service and British Society of Abortion Care Providers Treasurer

12.10 pm

From telemedicine consultations: What women say they need

Dr Kate Guthrie, Women on Web

Session 4: Inspection and regulation

Dr Patricia A. Lohr

12.30 pm

How to prepare for a Care Quality Commission inspection

Dr Tracey Masters, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health and British Society of Abortion Care Providers Membership Secretary

12.50 pm

What regulation of abortion services should look like

Mrs Ann Furedi, Chief Executive Officer, British Pregnancy Advisory Service

13.20 pm

Lunch and BSACP AGM

AGM for BSACP members only

Session 5: Access and management of abortion after the first trimester

Professor Lesley Regan, President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

2.20 pm

Abortion after the first trimester: Regional updates

Nigel Acheson, Regional Medical Director NHS England, Professor Sharon Cameron, Clinical Lead Sexual Health, NHS Lothian and Dr Samina Dornan, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Belfast

3.00 pm

Service and staff implications of extending the gestational age of D&E provision: The Homerton Experience

Dr Tracey Masters

3.15 pm

Tea and coffee break

Session 6: Nurses and midwives in abortion care: The future is now

Mandy Myers, Director of Operations, British Pregnancy Advisory Service

3.35 pm

Extending the role of nurses in abortion care: Now and the future

Professor Sally Sheldon, Kent Law School

3.55 pm

Nurse credentialing in early pregnancy and abortion care: A proposal

Ms Rachel Small – Chair of Association of Early Pregnancy Units, Lead Midwife for Early Pregnancy & Miscarriage Care, Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust

Showcase film

Dr Kate Guthrie

4.15 pm

Showcase of film: Being kind to women - how 1967 changed our lives

Dr Jayne Kavanagh, Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow, UCL Medical School

4.50 pm

Closing remarks

Professor Lesley Regan, President Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Lucy Courtney-BennettTel: 02072903945 Email: sexmed@rsm.ac.uk arrow