New reviews on safety and quality of maternity care : Lessons, challenges and opportunities

A meeting of the Forum on Maternity & the Newborn, Wednesday 16th April 2008
The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Topics and speakers include:

Learning from the King's Fund review on maternity services
Anna Dixon, Deputy Director of Policy, King's Fund

Learning from the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health
Dr Gwyneth Lewis, National Clinical Lead for Maternal Health and Maternity Services and Director of the Maternal Deaths Enquiry for CEMACH

Learning from the work of the National Patient Safety Agency on maternity
Professor James Walker, NPSA

Learning from Healthcare Commission work on maternity services
Bill Alexander, Portfolio Lead, HCC

Learning from Healthcare Commission work on maternity services - what to do with the information?
Sue Eardley, Strategy Manager, Children and Maternity, HCC

Consumer panel and general discussion
Beverley Beech, Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services and Mary Newburn, National Childbirth Trust

Meeting administrator: Andrea Török
Academic Department
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