2018 Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting: Excellence in Perinatal Practice

Dates: 27-28 September 2018

Location: The Met, Leeds

Summary: The conference will showcase the best and most up to date evidence in perinatal care through lectures, presentations and workshops, debates and panel discussions covering a range of subjects including:

• Collaboration for quality improvements

• Early life programming

• Drugs and developing brains

• The Elfin project and beyond


Key speakers include;

• Professor Roger Soll, Professor of Neonatology, University of Vermont

• Dr Renee Flacking, Professor in Paediatric Nursing, Dalarna University

• Professor James Boardman, Professor of Neonatal Medicine, University of Edinburgh

• Dr Ronny Knol, Consultant Neonatologist, Erasmus MC – Sophia Children’s Hospital, the Netherlands

• Dr Sam Oddie, Consultant Neonatologist, Bradford Children’s Research


The conference is aimed at everyone who is interested in delivering quality care to babies and their families including consultants and trainees in neonatal medicine and obstetrics, nurse practitioners, nurses, allied health care professionals, parents and advocacy organisations

Nurses bursaries: This year, we have a number of bursaries available for nurses to attend the conference. Nurses can enter into a free draw to have their conference places paid for and upto £200 to cover their travel. Contact the BAPM Office for further details.



Opportunity to present your work to your peers/seniors and to add to another item to your portfolio. And, the top 6 ranking abstracts will be invited to present their abstracts as a Free Paper.Deadline for receipt of abstract applications is: midnight, Sunday 5th August 2018. Submit an abstract now.


Further information: is available on the BAPM website

Perinatal Mental Health Summit: Implementing the 2018 National Perinatal Mental Health Care Pathways

Monday 8 October 2018

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National Perinatal Mental Health Summit focuses specifically on implementing the 2018 National Perinatal Mental Health Care Pathways. The five pathways announced in May 2018 focus on Preconception advice, Specialist assessment, Emergency assessment, Psychological interventions and Inpatient care.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/perinatal-mental-health-services-conference or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

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5th International Conference on Hypertension & Healthcare

Thursday 18 October 2018

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Following the success of the previous conferences, we are excited to announce that “5th International Conference on Hypertension & Healthcare” will be held in October 18-19, 2018 at the most beautifully crafted city of Abu Dhabi, UAE. The theme of our conference is “Exploring the new horizons to cure Hypertension & Cardiac diseases”. Hypertension Meeting 2018 will be an international event focussing on the core knowledge and major advances in the ever-expanding field of Hypertension & Healthcare by attracting experts on a global scale

For further information and to book your place visit

https://hypertension.cardiologymeeting.com/ or email hypertension@healthconferences.org


International Symposium on the Fetal Brain

Children’s National Health System

Thursday, November 01, 2018 - Friday, November 02, 2018

Washington, DC

Event website: www.fetalbrainsymposium.com

A 360° review of advances in understanding of the fetal brain, presented by a panel of world-renowned experts in the fields of maternal-fetal medicine, developmental neuroscience, neurogenetics, fetal and neonatal neurology, and imaging.

Acute Medical Problems in Pregnancy for Physicians 

Thursday 8 November 2018 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


Two thirds of all maternal deaths are the result of indirect causes such as heart disease and neurological conditions; there has been no significant decrease in the number of indirect maternal deaths over the last ten years. 

The day will focus on a wide range of medical complications which can affect pregnant women and aims to help physicians and GPs of all grades develop their familiarly with these problems. The meeting will consist of a series of sessions incorporating case presentations, lectures and panel discussions. 

Further information including the programme can be accessed here: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/obs




Medical Complications in Pregnancy

Dates: 14 – 16 November 2018

Venue: The Royal College of Physicians, London NW1


All consultants and trainees caring for pregnant women with medical disorders would benefit from attending this internationally-acclaimed three day meeting. It provides the theoretical element of the RCOG ATSM in Maternal Medicine.

Leading specialists will discuss the most important and common medical problems which complicate pregnancy, delivery and the puerperium. The management of medical disorders pre-dating pregnancy as well as those arising in pregnancy will be covered. There will be workshops and case histories to stimulate discussion and encourage audience interaction.


Full details and a secure on-line application form can be found on www.symposia.org.uk


26th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)

November 23-25, 2018

London, UK


The 26th COGI Congress will celebrate 40 years of IVF. World renowned leaders in the field, both past and present, will review advances and breakthroughs, and make predictions for where we are heading. Other highlights will include an inspiring fetomaternal medicine program, sessions on early prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy support, age-related risks, nutrition, the epidemic of multiple pregnancies, gynecological infertility-related diseases, and more.

Members of the British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society will receive a special 10% discount on registration fees. To take advantage of this special fee, please register via the COGI website. During the registration process, you will be asked if you have a marketing/promotional code. Please input: cogi10


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