The Maternity Transformation Programme

Learning from the early adopters and pioneers

Friday 15 September 2017, London

We are pleased to offer a 20% DISCOUNT* with code hcuk20bmfms when booking online or by emailing

Chaired by Helen Young Director of Maternity & New-born Transformation/Chief Nurse at Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust and with an address from the Royal College of Midwives, this conference focuses on delivering the Maternity Transformation Programme in practice including learning from the early adopter and pioneer sites. Through national update sessions including an opening from Matt Tagney Programme Director Maternity Transformation Programme NHS England and practical case studies the conference will enable you to move forward with transforming maternity services and delivering the vision outlined in ‘Better Births’.

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2017 Annual Conference, Excellence in Perinatal Practice

21-22 September 2017


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

• Can we prevent Preterm Delivery?

• Health organisations, professionals and patient safety

• Difficult decision making perinatal care – the role of the ethics team

• Practical workshops on Nutrition and Difficult Airway Ventilation

Keynote speakers include

• Professor Jane Norman, Professor of Maternal and Fetal Health University of Edinburgh MRC Centre for Reproductive Health

• Mr James Titcombe, Patient Safety Specialist, Datix

• Dr Shoo Lee, Professor of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital

This year, we have a number of bursaries available for nurses to attend the conference. Further details available on the website.

Please see here for further information



15-17 November 2017 at The Royal College of Physicians

Leading specialists from the UK and overseas will discuss the most important and common medical problems which complicate pregnancy, delivery and the puerperium. The management of medical disorders which pre-date pregnancy, as well as those arising during pregnancy, will be covered. This is a valuable meeting for both consultants and trainees and provides the theoretical element of the RCOG ATSM in Maternal Medicine.

 For further information, please contact:

The Symposium Office, Imperial College London

Tel: 020 7594 2150

for further information please see here


25th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)

November 30 – December 2, 2017

Vienna, Austria

The 25th edition of COGI will continue to tackle cutting edge controversial issues in the field, and will provide participants with a diverse, multi-disciplinary scientific program, covering the most recent research, developments and treatments. In addition, participants will have ample time in each session to discuss their comments and questions with the speakers.

For more information, please visit the congress website at:

Achieving the 5 Year Forward View in Perinatal Mental Health Services

Monday 15 January 2018

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national perinatal mental health conference will provide you with practical information and inspiration to take back to your organisation and utilise in implementing and improving perinatal mental health care in line with the 5 Year Forward View. 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.)

For further information and to book your place visit or email

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3rd European Spontaneous Preterm Birth Congress

16-18 May 2018

Edinburgh, UK

The main aim of the ESPBC is to give the international community in the field of spontaneous preterm birth the opportunity to exchange current knowledge and get updates on the latest findings. We aim to stimulate scientific discussion and interaction, and anticipate that trainees, midwives and students will be well represented amongst the delegates. There will be plenty of opportunities for free communication. With a vibrant social program and plenty of networking opportunities we hope to create an environment where new connections can be made, and new ideas can flourish.


The preliminary program and registration and abstract submission details and deadlines


Please see more information here

Please see below some information about our event as well as the link to our website:

The 10th International DIP Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome & Pregnancy will take place May 29 – June 1, 2019 in Florence, Italy.

The 10th DIP Symposium will highlight the progress of pregnancy - from pre-pregnancy, trimester by trimester, to labor, delivery and post-partum care. Focus will be placed on the prediction and prevention of pregnancy complications – hyperglycemia, hypertension - preeclampsia, preterm birth, NCD’s (Non-Communicable Diseases) and pregnancy, fetal growth and others, as well as the cycle of future NCD’s that begins during the intrauterine life - onto mother and offspring.


The DIP Symposium aims to bring to the forefront matters of invention and innovation in the fields of Maternal, Fetal, Neonatal and Digital Medicine. It will provide further updates and educational needs for healthcare providers in aspects related to their practice of maternal fetal medicine. The symposium will include a Faculty comprised of renowned professionals and practitioners from all over the world - leaders in Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine , Basic Science, Nutrition , Midwifery , Diabetes Nurse Educators and many more.

A unique program on “Digital Health” will be introduced - presenting innovative concepts and development of ideas, to be brought to the forefront in keynote lectures.

See you in Florence!"


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