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Subspecialty training post in Maternal and Fetal Medicine vacancy

29 Jul 2021

A subspecialty training post in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Foundation Trust is available and advertised. Details of the post and application forms are available and the post is currently still open to... Read more

Survey on if NHS maternity professionals adapt the care that they plan/provide to individuals who have conceived by IVF

21 Jul 2021

Researchers from the University of Manchester would like to better understand if (and if so, how) NHS maternity professionals adapt the care that they plan/provide to individuals who have conceived by IVF.  It is an anonymous online survey. You... Read more

Nominations for President

15 Jul 2021

BMFMS President, Myles Taylor, has almost reached the end of his term. As such members are all invited to nominate a colleague to become our new President. We plan to hold the election from the beginning of September this year. You can download a... Read more

Addressing Inequalities in Perinatal Care Conference

16 Jun 2021

Addressing Inequalities in Perinatal Care Conference, 4th October 2021 9.00am to 5th October 2021 5.15pm BMFMS is partnering with BAPM and BICS on this two day virtual conference. Inequalities in perinatal care can affect morbidity and... Read more

Introducing Ferring’s new Racial Equality Grants Programme

20 May 2021

As a leader in reproductive medicine and maternal health, Ferring is committed to playing their  part in reducing racial disparities in maternal mortality and improving in vitro fertilisation (IVF), pregnancy and postpartum outcomes for Black... Read more

BMFMS Prenatal Genomics Study Day

06 May 2021

BMFMS Prenatal Genomics Study Day Registration is now open for  the  BMFMS Prenatal Genomics Study Day that is being held in collaboration with the Fetal Genomics Group. The Meeting will be taking place virtually on Thursday 2nd September 2021... Read more

Obstetricians would you like to help shape future research in Twin Pregnancy?

29 Apr 2021

We need your expert opinion in the development of a Core Outcome Set for Twin Pregnancy. Core Outcome Sets are a set of agreed outcomes that have been clearly defined, are measured in a standardised manner and will be reported consistently as a... Read more

BMFMS election results

26 Apr 2021

The successful candidates in the recent BMFMS elections are: Education and Training rep: Dr Marie O’Sullivan Maternal Medicine rep: Dr Aarthi Rachel Mohan Trainee rep: Dr Adalina Sacco Read more

ACCEA consultation

29 Mar 2021

The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) wants the views of medical and other consultants on reforms to the national Clinical Excellence Award (CEA) scheme, with the aim of introducing a new scheme from April 2022. This... Read more

BAPM NEWTT study

23 Mar 2021

The British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is revising the Newborn Early Warning Trigger and Track (NEWTT) chart. The NEWTT tool seeks to identify those babies at risk of clinical deterioration following birth and provide a... Read more

TRANSFER Study launched to assess the incidence of threatened extreme preterm birth

18 Mar 2021

Clinicians from the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol, working with the Birmingham Centre for Observational and Prospective Studies  BiCOPS (BiCOPS) are undertaking a study to assess the incidence of threatened preterm birth in women presenting... Read more

Parliamentary Committee on Safety of Maternity Services

02 Mar 2021

BMFMS evidence to the Parliamentary Committee on Safety of Maternity Services was published last week (25 Feb). Please see below: https://committees.parliament.uk/work/472/safety-of-maternity-services-in-england/publications/ Read more

Perinatal Update Virtual Conference - Session Recordings

18 Feb 2021

  In December 2020 800 professionals joined BMFMS and BAPM's Perinatal Update Virtual Conference. National leaders in perinatal care gave presentations across 2 days, a 'Preterm Birth Day' and an 'Update Day.' If you missed the sessions you... Read more

Calling all UK sonographers, midwives and doctors with interests in First Trimester Ultrasound and Fetal Anomaly Screening!

11 Feb 2021

Dear Colleagues, We are asking for 15 minutes of your time to help with an important survey that will shape first trimester screening in the UK. We are working with the NIHR to explore if first trimester fetal anomaly screening would be... Read more

Committee vacancy - trainee

04 Feb 2021

There is now a vacancy for a trainee rep on the on the BMFMS Committee. We plan to hold the elections soon. You can download a  nomination form which needs to be completed; with the correct number of supporting members signatures and returned... Read more

Committee vacancies

26 Jan 2021

There are now two vacancies available on the BMFMS Committee: Education and Training rep Maternal Medicine rep We plan to hold the elections soon. You can download a  nomination form which needs to be completed; with the correct number of... Read more

Survey on the spread and content of preterm birth services

21 Jan 2021

A team of researchers based at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust, as part of an interdisciplinary research alliance – the Tommy’s Centre for Maternity Care Improvement, are conducting this survey to... Read more

ACCEA

19 Jan 2021

The deadline for requesting a BMFMS citation is  5pm on Thursday 21st January 2021 . Please also note, The RCOG  have been informed by ACCEA that national nominating bodies (such as RCOG and some specialist societies) will NOT be able to support... Read more

International Survey Regarding COVID-19 and Pregnancy

30 Nov 2020

The International Scientific and Standardization Committee on Women’s Health Issues in Thrombosis and Hemostasis of the ISTH (International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis www.isth.org) invite you to participate in an international survey... Read more

National survey: Perinatal advance care planning

30 Nov 2020

Hello!    Do you care for babies before or after birth?  If yes, the University of Birmingham need your... Read more