Assessment of the newborn: whose job - midwife or neonatologist?

A meeting of the Forum on Maternity & the Newborn, Thursday 23 February 2006
North Hall, The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Chair: Dr Maggie Redshaw, Social Scientist, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Oxford

5.30 pm Registration, tea and coffee

6.00 pm Who should be responsible for the newborn examination?
Cathy Rogers, Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire

6.30 pm Ways of assessing babies with problems.
Betty Hutchon, Occupational Therapist, Royal Free Hospital

7.00 pm Midwives' experiences of examination of the newborn.
Hilary Lumsden, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, School of Health, University of Wolverhampton

7.35 pm Discussion (1 hour)

8.30 pm Close of meeting/cheese and wine reception (for those who have pre-booked)

CPD: 3 credits

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