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Free webinar Fetal Heart Monitoring: Getting it Right (Part 2)

29 Jun 2023

This month the RCOG is hosting a free webinar Fetal Heart Monitoring: Getting it Right (Part 2) on Wednesday 12 July. This event is designed to educate healthcare professionals in maternity services on accurate interpretation of intrapartum CTG in... Read more

Personalised maternity care elearning now available

29 Jun 2023

An elearning programme about personalised care and support planning in maternity services is now available to access for free on the NHS Learning Hub. The programme, which was produced by the Personalised Care Institute, takes approximately 30... Read more

Update to NICE guideline on caesarean birth (NG192) maternal requests

29 Jun 2023

Work on updates to the Caesarean birth guideline (NG192) relating to maternal requests has now been completed. The updated guideline has now been published on the NICE website. You can also find the stakeholder comments that they received during... Read more

Please help the Birmingham Preterm Prevention Team

27 Jun 2023

Please help the Birmingham Preterm Prevention Team who  are performing a service evaluation to find out how common it is for a woman to be diagnosed with a short cervix as an incidental finding at their fetal anomaly scan. These are not women who... Read more

Perinatal Mental Health programme features new resources

08 Jun 2023

The Perinatal Mental Health elearning programme has now expanded to include 2 new sessions for parent-infant practitioners and colleagues in specialist perinatal mental health services. Perinatal and Infant Mental Health created in partnership... Read more

Wellbeing of obstetricians - questionnaire

30 May 2023

Maternity is arguably one of the most rewarding areas of medicine, where staff are involved in the arrival of new life.  But births do not always go to plan, despite the best intentions, plans and interventions. Working in obstetrics for any length... Read more

Maternity services: evidence to support improvement

22 May 2023

For the great majority, pregnancy and childbirth is a positive and happy experience that culminates in a healthy mother and baby. But on the rare occasions when things go wrong, the effects are devastating.   Maternity services have... Read more

Fetal Heart Monitoring: Getting it Right (Part 1)

22 May 2023

This month the RCOG is hosting a free webinar Fetal Heart Monitoring: Getting it Right (Part 1) on Wednesday 31 May. This event is designed to educate healthcare professionals in maternity services on accurate interpretation of intrapartum CTG in... Read more

Medical Problems in Pregnancy undergoes review and name change

22 May 2023

The Medical Problems in Pregnancy elearning programme has recently been reviewed and renamed Multidisciplinary Approaches to Maternal Health. Developed with NHS England’s Maternity Team, the programme was originally aimed at internal medicine... Read more

BMFMS/Wellbeing of Women jointly funded one Entry Level Scholarship (ELS)

04 May 2023

BMFMS in partnership with Wellbeing of Women will jointly fund one Entry Level Scholarship (ELS) to provide a single candidate with up to £20,000 for research lasting normally up to one year. Funds are for directly incurred research costs and may... Read more

Vacancy of Treasurer on the BMFMS Committee

27 Apr 2023

The deadline to apply for the  vacancy of Treasurer on the BMFMS Committee has been extended to midnight on 17th May 2023. Please  download a nomination form. The nomination form needs to be completed with the correct number of supporting... Read more

Assoc/Full Professor - Canerector Foundation Medical Disorders of Pregnancy Program Chair – Clinical Scientist – Sinai Health- MFM

25 Apr 2023

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine, in tandem with the Medical Disorder of Pregnancy Program within the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Sinai Health System, are seeking... Read more

Please help the Birmingham Preterm Prevention Team.

24 Apr 2023

Please help the Birmingham Preterm Prevention Team who  are performing a service evaluation to find out how common it is for a woman to be diagnosed with a short cervix as an incidental finding at their fetal anomaly scan. These are not women who... Read more

Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch’s (HSIB’s) maternity programme will be hosted later this year by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

13 Apr 2023

It has been announced via a Written Ministerial Statement that the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch’s (HSIB’s) maternity programme will be hosted later this year by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The new arrangement with the CQC will... Read more

The Use of Donor Human Milk in Neonates - BAPM Framework for Practice

13 Apr 2023

BAPM has  published an updated version of the Framework for Practice 'The Use of Donor Human Milk in Neonates​'. This revised BAPM Framework for Practice provides guidance on the use of donor human milk (DHM) for neonates in the UK. The Framework... Read more

Vacancies on the BMFMS Committee

24 Mar 2023

There are now two vacancies on the BMFMS Committee: Treasurer 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 supporting members’... Read more

BMFMS and WoW research award announcement

09 Mar 2023

Please see here  for  WoW’s  announcement of recent research awards, including the WoW-BMFMS award to Dr Hannah Rosen O'Sullivan at King’s College London  which will explore ways to predict premature birth more accurately and at an earlier... Read more

NICE Antenatal care (update) quality standard - publication

06 Mar 2023

The updated antenatal care quality standard covers the routine care of women and their babies throughout pregnancy. It describes the best care women and their babies should receive across 5 priority areas and aims to drive up quality. The 5 quality... Read more

HSIB Assessment of risk during the maternity pathway

02 Mar 2023

HSIB  have now published their Assessment of risk during the maternity pathway report. For more information and to download the report please see here Read more

2023 National Clinical Impact Awards

28 Feb 2023

The 2023 National Clinical Impact Awards will open for applications on 03 March 2023 and the window is currently scheduled to close on 28 April 2023. Please see the below provisional timetable for further information: 3 March to 28 April 2023 –... Read more