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Sharing best practice for safer births

Sharing best practice for safer births


Event details:


Time: 9.00am - 4.45pm

Cost to attend: Free

Event theme(s): Maternity

Event type: Conference

Event location:

The H Suite,
100 Icknield Port Rd,
B16 0AA

About this event

9.00am – 9.30am – registration and networking

9.30am – 4.45pm – event 


We are delighted to invite you to our national maternity conference focused around safer maternity care.

This conference is aimed at:

Clinical leadership roles including heads of midwifery and obstetric clinical directors.

Key objectives

  • Review the first national report on NHS Resolution’s maternity Early Notification scheme and key findings
  • Examine clinical findings and new risks identified by the maternity Early Notification scheme
  • Hear from maternity services and of their journey to improve quality and patient safety
  • Explore best practice in supporting families, ensuring openness, candour, apologies and signposting to services for early support
  • Hear research on what makes a safe maternity unit
  • Share best practice in supporting staff involved in clinical incidents fairly and embedding a just learning culture

Why should you attend?

  • Hear from key speakers including NHS England and Improvement, Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Hear from trusts and their experiences with the Maternity Incentive Scheme and how they deliver best practice
  • Four interactive breakout sessions
  • Network with over 300 clinicians from across England
  • Gain five hours of CPD points

Speakers confirmed:

  • Professor Lesley Regan,  President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Gill Walton, Chief Executive, Royal College of Midwives
  • Dr Denise Chaffer, Director of Safety and Learning, NHS Resolution
  • Professor Tim Draycott, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Senior Clinical Advisor,  NHS Resolution
  • Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE, Professor of Midwifery, Chief Midwifery Officer, Head of Maternity, Children and Young People at NHS England and Improvement, and National Maternity Safety Champion for the Department of Health and Social Care
  • Dr Suzette Woodward, Director, Sign up for Safety campaign
  • Sangita Bodalia, Head of Early Notification, NHS Resolution

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