Pregnancy and Liver Disease: Research Development Meeting

being held at the BMA, London, WC1 (Courtyard suit) on the 24th April 2017 supported by an NIHR grant.

The purpose of the day is to develop a research network with an initial focus on

1. A trial of N-acetyl cysteine treatment for acute fatty liver of pregnancy

2. Developing European networks to collaborate with a UKOSS study of cirrhosis in pregnancy

Any BMFMS members with an interest in liver disease in pregnancy would be very welcome to attend, and particularly would like to welcome those who would like to become part of the network.

Registration is free but please email to confirm attendance for numbers.

Please see programme for more information.


1st World Congress On Maternal Fetal Neonatal Medicine

24th to 26th April 2017

The Congress aims to assemble the top scientists in Maternal Infant Health, Reproductive Medicine, Anesthesiology, Midwifery and Genetics in a summit, that will cover the most relevant aspects of this continuously evolving area of Medicine. There will be particular emphasis on the effects of environment and climate, on maternal infant health, the growing issue of non-communicable diseases, the burden of prematurity and the role of vaccination. We believe, along with the scientific Committee (composed by Roberto Romero, Eduardo Fonseca, Ruben Quintero, T.Y. Leung, Ola Didrik Saugstad, Eduardo Bancalari and Paolo Manzoni) that it will be a very highly scientific and stimulating Conference. For more information, please see here


BMFMS/RCOG Maternal Medicine Conference

Friday 12 - Saturday 13 May 2017


For updates on the latest developments and address current maternal medicine issues across all medical subspecialities with specific relevance to obstetrics.

The conference has a format of lectures and workshop sessions to address topical maternal medicine issues.

for more information, including programme and how to book, see here



Maternity Service Transformation - Enhancing Care for Women

Tuesday 23 May 2017, Birmingham City Football Club, Birmingham

Are you devoted to making sure your maternity service meets the expectations of what women want? Attending this timely NHS maternity care conference is crucial to help you to proactively make changes to improve care for your service-users and enable you to offer them both personalised care and dedicated support throughout their pregnancy and during birth.



Advancing your Maternity Support Worker Provision

Wednesday 24 May 2017, Birmingham City Football Club, Birmingham

This unique NHS maternity seminar will teach you how to use support staff effectively to assist midwives, with a closer look at the different roles that a support worker can take on and how they can be integrated to enhance your maternity department.


International Symposium on the Fetal Brain

August 24-25, 2017 | Washington, DC, USA

The second annual International Symposium on the Fetal Brain is a two-day, CME-accredited conference featuring a 360-degree review of advances in understanding of the fetal brain, led by a panel of international experts in the fields of maternal-fetal medicine, fetal and neonatal neurology, developmental neuroscience, neurogenetics, and imaging. This year, in addition to general sessions, the event will hold breakfast breakout sessions focused on clinical applications, inviting the multidisciplinary audience to deep-dive into specific practical questions and further explore discussed topics. There also will be a poster session, and abstracts are currently being accepted. Register now to get early bird pricing, which ends April 13.

To learn more or register now, visit


Achieving the 5 Year Forward View in Perinatal Mental Health Services

Monday 3 July 2017

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference will provide  practical information to tutilise in implementing and improving perinatal mental health care in line with the 5 Year Forward View.

For further information and to book your place visit here

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.)



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