Looking back to the future: Challenges and opportunities in maternity care.

Tuesday 25 November 2014, at the Royal Society of Medicine

THIS WILL BE THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FORUM ON MATERNITY AND THE NEWBORN

9.15am Registration

9.45am Welcome and introduction: Luke Zander, Founder of the Forum

10.00am Understanding birth
Michel Odent, Founder, Primal Health Research Centre

10.30am Discussion

11.00am Tea and coffee break

'Being with mother' - an endangered concept in midwifery?

11.20am Becky Reed, Midwife, Albany Midwifery Practice
11.40am Becky Brien, Midwifery Lead, St Thomas' Domiciliary Caseload team
12.00pm Kathryn Gutteridge, Consultant Midwife, Halcyon Birth Centre

12.20pm Discussion

1.10pm Lunch

2.10pm Presentation of the Luke Zander Research Support Bursary Award

Risk, regulation and professionalism

Introduction by Cathy Warwick, General Secretary, Royal College of Midwives
2.20pm Jo Murphy Lawless, Sociologist, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dublin
2.40pm Susan Bewley, Professor of Complex Obstetrics, King's College, London
3.00pm Rona McCandlish, National Professional Adviser, Care Quality Commission

3.20pm Discussion

4.05pm Tea and coffee break

Politics of change - Legal and commissioning influences

4.20pm Elizabeth Prochaska, Barrister, Founder Member, Birthrights Charity
4.40pm Diane Jones, Deputy Director, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Dagenham, Redbridge, Barking and Havering

5.05pm Discussion

5.50pm Close of meeting

5.55pm Wine reception- all welcome

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