Saving Babies Lives: Reducing Still Birth

Monday 4 February 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on the important issue of Saving Babies Lives: Reducing Stillbirth.  The stillbirth rate in the UK is high relative to other similar European Countries, it has been demonstrated that the implementation of key interventions can lead to reductions in the stillbirth rate in line with the national ambition to reduce the number of stillbirths, neonatal deaths, maternal deaths and brain injuries that occur during or soon after birth by 50% by 2030 and by 20% by 2020.

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 A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20gmfms when booking (*cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request). 


 Invitation to Better Births Three Years On Event 

Thursday 7 March, 10.00 - 16.00
Principal Hotel Manchester 

It is my great pleasure to invite you to our third annual event marking the anniversary of the publication of Better Births.

We hope to use the day to have a series of open and honest conversations about the things we are finding more challenging to achieve, so that we can continue to learn and progress in our all-important fourth year. We will have a range of workshops running designed to do this, hosted by national leaders but focussed on hearing from you, and providing you with practical suggestions to support local improvement.

Please visit the following link to register to attend the event and select your two workshop preferences. Please note that places are limited by the size of the venue and workshops are subject to availability. Further information about the workshops will be circulated soon and delegates will be able to amend their preferences.

In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact, and please do forward this invitation on to relevant maternity colleagues and networks.


Handling Concerns about Fitness to Practise of Midwives: Managing Complaints and Concerns about Midwives and Supporting Midwives in Difficulty

Monday 18 March 2019
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This conference will support you to improve processes and practice with regard to handling complaints and concerns about midwives in light of the NMC new approach to fitness to practise which was launched in September 2018. Chaired by Jacqui Williams, Senior Midwifery Education Advisor Education and Standards Directorate, and with an opening address from Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE, Head of Maternity Children & Young People & National Maternity Safety Champion, this conference will include national developments and case studies from experienced Directors of Nursing at NHS Trusts on how to effectively manage complaints or concerns about midwifery practice whilst supporting the nurse involved and ensuring patient safety. The conference will update delegates on the revised NMC fitness to practise procedures which put more emphasis on local resolution.

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A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20gmfms when booking (*cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request).

Follow the conference on twitter #FtPMidwives


BAPM Perinatal Trainees’ Meeting – What’s New in Neonatology

Wednesday, 27th March 2019

 Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS

This meeting is aimed at Paediatric trainees with an interest in Neonatology as well as Neonatal Grid trainees at all stages.

The meeting covers a range of topics including:

  • What’s New in Neonatology
  • Management of PDA
  • Echocardiography clinical cases
  • End of life care
  • How to get started in research
  • Lunchtime Career Guidance Surgery 

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