To intervene or not to intervene? Where are we at in 2013

Organization: The Royal Society of Medicine

Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 30, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT)
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Description

This meeting aims to:

  • Review the continued rise in interventions during labour
  • Inform on practice and to promote normal birth
  • Discuss practice on reducing caesarean section rates
  • Increase awareness of the variation of interventions in labour across the UK
  • Create awareness of the wider effects of interventions on mother and baby.

Venue

1 Wimpole Street
London
United Kingdom
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Organizations

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
London
W1G 0AE
United Kingdom

Conference Speakers

  • Dr Miranda Dodwell, User Representative, BirthChoiceUK, Visiting Research Associate, King's College London
  • Dr Alison Kirkpatrick, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Frimley Park Hospital
  • Mrs Gillian Fletcher MBE, NCT Antenatal Teacher and Tutor
  • Dr Karen King, Consultant Midwife, Cresswell Maternity Wing, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary
  • Dr Mary Stewart, Research Midwife, Life Study, University College London
  • Mrs Trixie McAree, Consultant Midwife for Normal Birth, Supervisor of Midwives, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Dr Kate Langford, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Vimal Vasu, Consultant Neonatologist, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust