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Saturday 16th October 2010
8.00 Doors open & Registration begins
Exhibition time and Drinks
9.15 Chair Sheena Byrom opens the conference in
The Howden Suite
9.30 Denise Tiran
“COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES AND THE “CHINESE WHISPERS” EFFECT: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES FOR MIDWIVES”
10.30 Lesley Page
“BIRTH POLITICS: MOTHER AND BABY ARE WELL”
11.30 Refreshment Break and Exhibition Time
12.00 Dr Comfort Momoh MBE
“FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: AN OVERVIEW”
13.00 Lunch and Exhibition Time
14.00 Michèle Ball
Listen in with mother – Fraser Morton – Howden Suite
HIV and the Midwife – Rachel Wookey – Leighton Suite
Clinical Skills: The ‘OP’ Labour – Sarah Montagu & Jane Evans – Knighton Suite
Aromatherapy – Expectancy – Room 3
The Diabetic Mother – Di Todd – Room 6
Normalising the Consultant led unit – Lyndsay Durkin –Room 7
Life Coaching – Louise Griffin – Room 9
Caring and Sharing – Claire Kennard – Room 11
15.30 Refreshment break and Exhibition Time
15.55 Raffle Draw
16.00 Maternity Forum starting with
“Midwives, mothers and obstetricians: pushing the boundaries”
18.00 Brenda Van Der Kooy and Annie Francis for IMUK
“IMS AND PCTS”
18.30 Chair Sheena Byrom closes the conference
Sheena Byrom is currently the Head of Midwifery for a large maternity service, in the North West of England. In her previous role as Consultant Midwife she listened to women who were traumatised by birth, and has used this knowledge to support others and to maximise potential to challenge current systems of maternity care. Sheena has published work in this area, has presented nationally and internationally and has developed a variety of service user initiatives to promote change. She was nominated twice to meet with the Prime Minister in 2004, has been involved in several national projects with NICE and the Department of Health.
Denise Tiran, MSc RM RGN ADM PGCEA, a midwife, complementary practitioner and visiting lecturer at the University of Greenwich, is an internationally acclaimed authority on maternity-related complementary medicine. Denise is founder and Director of Expectancy which provides accredited complementary therapy courses for midwives.
Lesley Page is Visiting Professor of Midwifery at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London, Adjunct Professor University of Technology Sydney and Visiting Professor University of Sydney. Lesley was expert adviser to the King’s Fund independent inquiry into the safety of maternity services in England that reported in Safe Births: Everybody’s Business (2008). Lesley has had many years experience working as a senior manager in the NHS and in midwifery practice, leadership and academia in the United Kingdom and Canada. She has published widely and has lectured in many parts of the world. She was a member of the Expert Maternity Group that wrote Changing Childbirth, published in 1993, and was specialist adviser to the House of Commons Sub-committee responsible for investigating the state of maternity services in 2003. For many years, Lesley’s research has focused on the effects of carer continuity on birth outcomes and evidence based care. Her clinical practice is in the Birth Centre and Community Maternity Service in Chipping Norton Oxon that is part of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust. Together with Rona McCandlish she is editor of the well known book ‘The New Midwifery: Science and Sensitivity in Practice’ (2006) published by Elsevier.
Dr Comfort Momoh, M.B.E (RN, RM, FPN, BSC, MSC – London), FGM Consultant/Public Health Specialist with extensive experience of holistic women centred care management, joined the National Health Services in 1985 and had worked in a number of areas. She is a researcher of women’s health and a strong campaigner for the eradication of FGM. She established and runs the African Well Woman’s Clinic at Guy’s and St Thomas Foundation Trust, a support service for women and girls who have undergone FGM.
The Association of Radical Midwives
4th Annual conference