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BMFMS Annual Conference aims to improve the standard of pregnancy care by disseminating knowledge, promoting research, contributing to training, and providing a forum where issues relevant to pregnancy care are discussed. This event gathers all those involved in pregnancy care and will include sessions on maternal and fetal medicine, pregnancy outcome and labour and delivery. The conference programme will also include tailored sessions led by trainees and midwives.

BMFMS Day 1 17 November 2022

08:00 - 08:50

Registration, Exhibition and Welcome Refreshments

08:50 - 09:15

Conference Opening and Welcome Address

09:15 - 10:35

Maternal Medicine Joint Session with MacDonald Obstetric Medicine Society

Chairs:

  • Dr Lucy MacKillop
  • Dr Aarthi Mohan
09:15 - 09:45

Keynote: Cardiac and Vascular Disease Prevention During and After Hypertensive Pregnancy: the Life Course Approach for Mother and Offspring

Speaker:

  • Professor Paul Leeson
09:45 - 10:35

Presentation of Abstracts: Maternal Medicine

10:00 - 11:00

Supervised Simulation Session, Attendees Will Need to Book for This Session

10:35 - 11:00

Refreshments, Exhibition and Posters

11:00 - 11:45

Maternal Medicine Clinical Conundrum: A Tale of Two Cities 

Chair: Dr Vicky Hodgetts Morton 

11:45 - 12:45

Fetal Growth Symposium

Chairs: 

  • Professor Katie Morris

Speakers:

  • Christopher Binnie - A Patient's Representative
  • Professor Dharmintra Parsupathy - Screening for Fetal Growth Restriction and DESiGN
  • Professor Christoph Lees - Management of Fetal Growth Restriction
12:50 - 13:45

Trainees Interactive Session and Lunchtime Symposium

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch, Exhibition and Posters 

13:45 - 14:30

Pregnancy Outcome

Chairs: 

  • Dr Tara Selman
  • Dr Chrissie Yu
13:45 - 14:30

Keynote: The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit - an Update 

 

Speaker: 

  • Professor Asma Khalil
14:30 - 15:20

Presentation of Abstracts: Pregnancy Outcome

15:20 - 16:00

Refreshments, Exhibition and Posters

16:00 - 17:20

Late Breaking Session

Chairs:

  • Dr Fionnuala Mone
  • Professor Fionnuala McCauliffe

4 Late Breaking Abstracts

18:30 - 00:30

Society Reception and Conference Dinner

The Studio, Birmingham

This is a ticketed event

BMFMS Day 2 18 November 2022

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Exhibition

08:45 - 09:20

BMFMS AGM (BMFMS Members Only)

09:30 - 11:10

Fetal Medicine

Chairs:

  • Dr Andrew Breeze 
  • Dr Surabhi Nanda
09:30 - 10:00

Keynote: The Early Anomaly Ultrasound Scan: Feasibility and Accessibility

Speakers:

  • Professor Aris Papageorgiou
10:00 - 11:10

Presentation of Abstracts: Fetal Medicine

11:10 - 11:30

Refreshments, Exhibition and Posters

11:30 - 12:30

Society Lecture

Women's Health Strategy: No Longer Invisible

Speaker:

  • Professor Lucy Chappell
12:35 - 13:30

Lunch, Exhibition and Posters

12:35 - 13:30

Midwifery Session and Lunch Time Symposium

13:30 - 17:00

Labour Delivery

Chairs:

  • Professor Sara Kenyon
  • Dr Rita Arya
13:30 - 14:00

Keynote:

Labour and Litigation: Current Medico-Legal Issues Relating to Childbirth

Speaker:

  • Eloise Powers
14:00 - 15:00

Symposia: Improving Care During Birth

Speakers:

  • Jackie Edwards - A Patient's Perspective
  • Professor Jenny Gamble - IDECIDE; a Novel Consenting Tool in Labour
  • Third Speaker TBC
15:00 - 15:50

Presentation of Abstracts: Labour and Delivery

15:50 - 16:20

Keynote: Wellbeing of the Workforce

Speakers:

  • Professor Andrew Weeks 
  • Professor Pauline Slade
16:20 - 17:00

Prize Presentation, Closing Remarks, Tea and End of Meeting

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