To intervene or not intervene? Where are we at in 2013?
Monday 30 September 2013
Venue: Royal Society Of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE
Welcome and introduction.
Morning Chair: Mrs Roxanne Chamberlain, National Childbirth Trust
A world of difference? How intervention rates vary between English NHS maternity trusts and why this might be
Dr Miranda Dodwell, User Representative, BirthChoiceUK. Visiting Research Associate, King's College London
10.00 am Outpatient induction of labour
Dr Alison Kirkpatrick, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Frimley Park Hospital
11.00 am Tea and coffee break.
The changing attitudes of women towards birth : The challenge of supporting normality amidst the backdrop of TV births and an increasing demand for interventions
Mrs Gillian Fletcher MBE, NCT Antenatal Teacher and Tutor
"Its' joost the wye it's aye bin!": A view of labour and birth from an epidural free unit
Dr Karen King, Consultant Midwife, Cresswell Maternity Wing, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary
Afternoon Chair: Mrs Lucia Berry, Specialist Women and Men's Health Physiotherapist, Chelsea & Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust
The vagina monologues: Reflections on practice
Dr Mary Stewart, Research Midwife, Life Study, University College London
Reducing C section and increasing normal birth including an interactive activity
Mrs Trixie McAree, Consultant Midwife for Normal Birth, Supervisor of Midwives, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust and Miss Fiona Laird, Midwife, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Caesarean section - when is it necessary and when can we avoid it?
Dr Kate Langford, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Interventions and their effects on the newborn
Speaker to be confirmed
Close of meeting
Meeting ref: MBD02
CPD: 5 credits
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