Pre-Hospital Maternity Conference 2024

Pre-Hospital Maternity Conference 2024
Optimising care for vulnerable women and babies requiring urgent or emergency care from the ambulance service before, during or after birth.
 Join us at the groundbreaking event of the year – the inaugural UK Pre-Hospital Maternity Conference organised by the College of Paramedics in partnership with the UK Ambulance Maternity Leads is taking place on Tuesday 3rd September at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre.

Explore cutting-edge insights and best practices in pre-hospital maternity care with leading experts, paramedics, and healthcare professionals. Engage in thought-provoking discussions, share experiences, and gain invaluable knowledge that can transform emergency care for vulnerable mothers and infants. 

The conference offers a unique platform to delve into the latest advancements, protocols, and strategies to ensure optimal outcomes for vulnerable women and babies in urgent and emergency situations. From real-world case studies to interactive workshops, attendees will leave equipped with practical tools to elevate their practice and contribute to the improvement of pre-hospital maternity care.

Network with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and forge collaborations that will shape the future of emergency maternity care. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a historic event that promises to elevate standards and revolutionise the approach to pre-hospital maternity care in the UK. 
Secure your spot now and be at the forefront of advancing care for vulnerable women and babies in critical moments. Join us in making a difference at the UK Pre-Hospital Maternity Conference – where excellence meets emergency!
Programme Includes

Hearing Women's Voices: Becky and baby (Ambulance Service Maternity User) 
Presented byAgnes Ayepong, CEO Global Black Maternal Health, and Michelle Peters, Head of Research, Global Black Maternal Health & Ambulance Service Maternity User

Maternal Medicine: Cardiac Conditions and Hypertensive Disorders 
Presented by Professor Cathy Nelson-Piercy, Consultant Obstetric Physician and International expert in Obstetric Medicine

Maternity and Newborn Care: A National Picture – A Panel Discussion
Panel members include - Kate Brintworth, Chief Midwife for England, Donald Peebles, Lead Obstetrician for England, Fenella Wrigley, Deputy Chair NASMED, MD LAS, NHSE Ambulance lead

Newborn Transition
Presented by Dr Joe Fawke, Consultant Neonatologist, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust, Chair, Resuscitation Council (UK) NLS & ARNI Subcommittees, Head of East Midlands School of Paediatrics, ILCOR NLS Task Force Member

Breakout rooms  and workshops throughout the day
Pregnancy Loss 
Session 1: Saying Goodbye, Zoe Coates-Clarke, Co-author National Pregnancy Loss Review 
Session 2: Blue Light Babies

Bleeding During Pregnancy – Case Study Presentations
Session 1: Bleeding up to 20 weeks 
Session 2: APH after 20 weeks 

Breech Birth Workshop 
Session 1: Physiology of Breech Birth Presentation 
Session 2: Practical Workshop 

Maternal Cardiac Arrest 
Session 1: Maternal Cardiac Arrest 
Session 2: Resuscitative Hysterotomy 

Perinatal Mental Health
Session 1: Women's Needs During and Following Pregnancy 
Session 2 - Case Presentation: Puerperal Psychosis: CCP with Mental Health Expertise

Postpartum Haemorrhage
Session 1: Management of PPH
Session 2: Case presentation 
Session 3: Human factors in emergency maternity care

Also includes sessions and workshops on;
Physiological Birth/Birth Imminent
Thermoregulation of the newborn 

Multidisciplinary Working
Civility Saves Lives (Dr Jasmine Leonce)
Shoulder Dystocia
Cord Prolapse Workshop
And Maternity JRCALC Updates

Call for Poster Abstracts
onference theme: Optimising care for vulnerable women and babies requiring urgent or emergency care from the ambulance service before, during or after birth
Send Abstract to 
Deadline: 31st July 2024
If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event please email 

Members of the College of Paramedics  - £50 
Non Members of the College of Paramedics - £75 

How to book
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03/09/2024 09:00 - 17:00
Birmingham Conference & Events Centre Hill Street Birmingham B5 4EW