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Event Agenda

Plenary Presentations

Mark Williams
Founder, Fathers Reaching Out
"Perinatal Mental Health: Supporting all Parents for Better Outcomes"
Professor Billie Hunter
Professor of Midwifery, Cardiff University
"That’s What Keeps Me in Midwifery: Resilience and Sustainability in Maternity Care"


Seminar 1
"Healthy Pregnancy Clinic"
Judith Cutter - Consultant Midwife, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Seminar 2
"Prep for Practice: A Project Implemented to Support the Transition for Student Midwives and Newly Qualified Midwives"
Nerys Kirtley - Midwife, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Seminar 3
"Reducing Surgical Site Infections at Cardiff and Vale Health Boards' Maternity Unit"
Diane Taylor - Operational Lead, Obstetric Admissions Unit, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Seminar 4
"BUMPES Study: Midwives’ Opportunity to put Research and Evidence into Practice"
Kate Shinkwin - Clinical Midwife, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Lynn Lynch MBE - Midwifery Lecturer, Cardiff University
Seminar 5
"Raising the Research Profile; an Innovative Approach to Midwifery Research in Aneurin Bevan Maternity Services"
Emma Mills - Lead Clinical Research Midwife, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Becky Westbury - Community Team Leader, Hywel Dda University Health Board
Seminar 6
"The Confident Birth ’SAFE’ Model: How to Lessen Fear and Stress During Birth"
Susanna Heli - Physiotherapist and Author
Seminar 7
"Supporting Midwifery across Europe: Cardiff University World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Midwifery Development"
Grace Thomas - Lead Midwife for Education and Professional Head of Midwifery, Cardiff University
Seminar 8
"Fathers’ Fear"
Pete Wallroth - Chief Executive, Mummy’s Star
Seminar 10
Angela Gorman - CEO, Life for African Mothers
Seminar 11
"Evaluating the impact of Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP) Perinatal Mental Health training course"
Dr Jessica Heron - Director, Action on Postpartum Psychosis
Dr Sally Wilson - Researcher and Lived Experience Trainer
Seminar 12
"Baby steps, making a difference in Wiltshire"
Emma Glendinning - Baby Steps Operational lead for Wiltshire, Salisbury Foundation Trust
Victoria Joel - Implementation Manager, NSPCC
Seminar 13
"Exploring Maternal and Health Professional Attitudes to the Factors that affect whether Women in Saudi Arabia attend Antenatal Care Clinic Appointments"
Wdad Alanazy - Student Midwife, Swansea University
Seminar 14
"Midwifery practice and the revised RCOG guidelines on Group B Streptococcus, plus insight from affected families"
Jane Plumb MBE - Chief Executive, Group B Strep Support
Seminar 15
"Folic Acid: "Too Little Too Late"?"
Helen Allen - Support and Development Worker, SHINE


Workshop 1 - Dr Helen Shallow
Workshop 3 - Maggie O'Brien
Workshop 4 - Dr Sheena Byrom