The 'woes' of pregnancy: Best practice and management of significant pregnancy ailments
Wednesday 20 November 2013 Venue: Royal Society Of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

8.30 am Registration

8.45 am Welcome and introduction by chair

9.00 am Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain
Ms Sarah Fishburn, NICE Guideline Development Group Oxford

9.30 am Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A heart sink problem
Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Professor of Obstetric Medicine Women's Health Academic Centre, King's Health Partners

10.00 am Discussion

10.30 am Tea and coffee break

11.00 am Diabetes in pregnancy
Dr Stephen Robinson, Endocrinologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London

11.30 am Hypertensive conditions in pregnancy
Professor Louise Kenny, Professor of Obstetrics, University College Cork, Ireland

12.00 pm Discussion

12.30 pm Lunch

1.30 pm Tokophobia
Mr Simon Mehigan, Consultant Midwife, Liverpool Women's Hospital

2.00 pm Can we prevent pelvic floor dysfunction?
Professor Robert Freeman, Consultant Gynaecologist at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

2.30 pm Discussion

3.00 pm Domestic violence in pregnancy
Dr Heidi Stoeckl, Lecturer at the Gender Violence and Health Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

3.30 pm Dermatological issues in pregnancy
Speaker to be confirmed

4.00 pm Discussion and completion of evaluation forms

4.30 pm Drinks reception and close of meeting

Meeting ref: MBE01
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