About this event

  • Date and time Mon 12 Oct 2020 from 9:00am to 12 Oct 2020 at 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Sexuality and Sexual Health, British Society of Abortion Care Providers

This is a joint online conference between the British Society of Abortion Care Providers (BSACP) and the RSM’s Sexuality & Sexual Health Section. 

This will be the first national online conference for UK abortion providers allowing them to come together to learn, discuss and debate the impact of the pandemic and other issues and challenges. Delegates may choose to attend all day or a half-day session.

Receive £10 off when you book the morning and afternoon session by using promo code 10SEP50 at checkout. 

There will be talks and interactive workshops. The webinar will provide a platform for free communications presentations (previously ‘posters’ or ‘oral communications’). A selection of the best submissions will be presented live during the event by their authors (with opportunities for Q&A). All other good quality submissions will be available for delegates to view online, during and after the event.

The morning and afternoon sessions will both comprise talks, workshops and free communications. Delegates can select the workshops they wish to attend and the workshops will be repeated in the afternoon. Delegates may choose to attend all day, or a morning or afternoon session.

Webinar topics will cover:

  • The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on abortion care and service delivery
  • Current and best practice in abortion care
  • New approaches and developments in abortion care and how these impact on care delivery

Abstract Submissions for Free Communications Prize Presentations

Submission deadline: Thursday 24th September 2020 at 11:59pm

Prize: The winner’s choice of one year’s membership to either BSACP or RSM (one prize for each of the morning and afternoon Free Communications sessions)

Open to: Professionals working in the area of abortion care

Topic: All submissions on topics related to abortion care will be considered. The Conference Committee once again encourages submissions related to real-life quality improvement initiatives (clinical research, service development or audit that aims to improve care in the following areas; patient experience and outcomes, staff wellbeing, patient engagement in service design). Projects should have been carried out in the last three years.

For full application guidelines click here

For any queries regarding the prize, please contact admin@bsacp.org.uk.

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 12 October 2020.

Receive £10 off when you book the morning and afternoon session by using promo code 10SEP50 at checkout

Member

RSM Associate
Day 1
£25.00 Session 1
£25.00 Session 2
RSM Fellow
Day 1
£20.00 Session 1
£20.00 Session 2
RSM Trainee
Day 1
£20.00 Session 1
£20.00 Session 2
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1
£20.00 Session 1
£20.00 Session 2
RSM Student
Day 1
£20.00 Session 1
£20.00 Session 2

Non - Member

Consultant / GP
Day 1
£30.00 Session 1
£30.00 Session 2
Trainee
Day 1
£25.00 Session 1
£25.00 Session 2
AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1
£25.00 Session 1
£25.00 Session 2
Student
Day 1
£25.00 Session 1
£25.00 Session 2
BSACP Member
Day 1
£20.00 Session 1
£20.00 Session 2

Key speakers

Sue Mann

Dr Sue Mann

Medical Expert in Reproductive Health, Public Health England, and Consultant in SRH, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Janet Barter

Dr Janet Barter

Consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health, Barts NHS Trust, and Vice President for Specialty at the FSRH, UK

Abigail Aiken

Professor Abigail Aiken

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School and a Faculty Associate at the Population Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, USA

Speaker's biography

Professor Aiken's research focuses on reproductive health and spans several disciplines, combining backgrounds in biomedical sciences, public policy, demography and public health.

Lesley Hoggart

Professor Lesley Hoggart

Public Health Academic researching sexual health and abortion. Associate Head of School (research excellence) in the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care at the Open University, Oxford, UK

Speaker's biography

Professor Hoggart specialises in qualitative research, and spent many years working in the qualitative research group at the Policy Studies Institute. Her research interests are focused on reproductive health, abortion policy and politics, teenage pregnancy and sexual health.

Agenda

View the programme

Time to allow delegates to enter the virtual conference platform

Morning session

Chair: Dr Jonathan Lord, Medical Director, Marie Stopes UK

Welcome and introduction

BSACP Co-Chairs 

Lecture 1: Abortion in the coronavirus pandemic – review of DHSC statistics

Dr Sue Mann, Medical Expert in Reproductive Health, Public Health England, and Consultant in SRH, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Lecture 2: Abortion under Clause A or B

Dr Janet Barter, Consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health, Barts NHS Trust, and Vice President for Specialty at the FSRH, UK and Dr Charles Musters, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist and Associate Clinical Director, East London NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
Workshop session 1

Workshop 1: Northern Ireland services
Laura McLaughlin and Leanne Morgan

Workshop 2: Setting up an MVA service
Jane Dickson and Amanda Davies

Workshop 3: PG Medical Training 
Patricia Lohr, Lydia Kingsley and Dr Rebecca McKay, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, North West Anglia Foundation Trust

Workshop 4: Follow-up and post abortion contraception during C19
John Reynolds-Wright  

Workshop 5: Parliamentary activism and RCOG policy work
Stephen Hall 

Workshop 6: Taking your staff on the journey to increased gestations
Edward Johnson and Dr Jayne Kavanagh, Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow, University College London Medical School 

Workshop 7: Safeguarding with telemedicine and during C19  
Mary Kyle, Sexual Health Lead PHE National Sexual Health Information Line

Workshop 8: Medical abortion at home after 9+6
Professor Sharon Cameron, Consultant Gynaecologist, NHS Lothian, Claire Nicol and Rebecca Heller

Workshop 9: Undergraduate education
Corrina Horan and Polly Cohen

Workshop 10: Supporting women with pregnancy decision-making - practicalities of remote working for doctors and nurses
Jane Calvert and Cath Sutton

Workshop 11: Overcoming hurdles with setting up telemedicine in NHS
Laura Rutherford

Workshop 12: Anti-D in clinical practice of early pregnancy and abortion care
Monique Latibeaudiare

After you have registered we will be in touch to confirm your workshop preference

“Free Communications” Session 1

Poll to select winning presentation

Lunch break with sponsor presentations & virtual poster viewing

Afternoon session

Chair: Mrs Joanne Fletcher, Consultant Nurse Gynaecology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust

Welcome and introduction

BSACP Co-Chairs  

Lecture 3: Telemedicine in abortion - quantitative evaluation

Professor Abigail Aiken, Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School and a Faculty Associate at the Population Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, USA

Workshop session 2

Workshop 1: Northern Ireland services
Laura McLaughlin and Leanne Morgan

Workshop 2: Setting up an MVA service
Jane Dickson and Amanda Davies

Workshop 3: PG Medical Training 
Patricia Lohr, Lydia Kingsley and Dr Rebecca McKay, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, North West Anglia Foundation Trust

Workshop 4: Follow-up and post abortion contraception during C19
John Reynolds-Wright  

Workshop 5: Parliamentary activism and RCOG policy work
Stephen Hall 

Workshop 6: Taking your staff on the journey to increased gestations
Edward Johnson and Dr Jayne Kavanagh, Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow, University College London Medical School

Workshop 7: Safeguarding with telemedicine and during C19  
Mary Kyle, Sexual Health Lead PHE National Sexual Health Information Line

Workshop 8: Medical abortion at home after 9+6
Professor Sharon Cameron, Consultant Gynaecologist, NHS Lothian, Claire Nicol and Rebecca Heller

Workshop 9: Undergraduate education
Corrina Horan and Hayley Webb

Workshop 10: Supporting women with pregnancy decision-making - practicalities of remote working for doctors and nurses
Jane Calvert and Cath Sutton

Workshop 11: Overcoming hurdles with setting up telemedicine in NHS
Laura Rutherford

After you have registered we will be in touch to confirm your workshop preference

“Free Communications” Session 2

Poll to select winning presentation

Tea and coffee break
Lecture 4: Cultural and ethical issues about women self-managing abortion

Professor Lesley Hoggart, Public Health Academic researching sexual health and abortion. Associate Head of School (research excellence) in the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care at the Open University, Oxford, UK

Free Communications prize winners and closing comments

BSACP Co-Chairs

End of conference

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

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This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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