Management of the Labour Ward

bmfms, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
6/23/21, 12:00 PM
Europe/London GMT+1


Session V

Chair: Dr Paul Mannix

9.00am Preterm labour and cervical cerclage

Professor Phil Bennett, Director of the Institute of Reproductive and

Developmental Biology (IRDB), Imperial College London

9.45am In utero transfers: risk assessments and practicalities

Mr Nigel Simpson, Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Obstetrics and

Gynaecology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

10.15am Panel Q&A

Professor Phil Bennett and Mr Nigel Simpson


Session VI

Chair: Dr Paul Cawley and Dr Paul Mannix

10.30am Decisions at the limit of viability

Dr Paul Mannix, Consultant Neonatologist, Southmead Hospital, North

Bristol NHS Trust

11.00am Pathogenesis and outcomes for intrapartum brain injury

Dr David Evans, Consultant Neonatologist, Southmead Hospital, Bristol

11.30am BREAK

11.50am Infections from mother to baby

Dr Paul Cawley

12.20pm Perinatal pathology

Dr Jo McPartland, Consultant Paediatric Pathologist, Alder Hey Children’s

Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool

12.50pm Panel Q&A

Dr Paul Mannix, Dr David Evans, Dr Paul Cawley and Dr Jo McPartland

1.00pm BREAK


Session VII

Chair: Dr Rita Arya

1.45pm Caring for women with raised BMI in labour. How to overcome

some of the problems

Dr Helen Simpson, Consultant Obstetrician, South Tees Foundation Trust,


2.15pm Maternal collapse

Dr Justin Chu, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Birmingham

Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

2.45pm Sepsis a case based approach

Dr Melissa Whitworth

3.15pm Panel Q&A

3.30pm BREAK


Session VIII

Chair: Dr Melissa Whitworth

3.40pm USS and assisted vaginal birth

Professor Christoph Lees, Professor of Obstetrics, Head of Fetal Medicine,

Imperial College London Healthcare NHS Trust

4.10pm Monitoring the fetus during labour

Dr Susie Crowe, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist – Clinical Lead

for Obstetrics, Royal London Hospital

4.40pm Q&A



Optional Evening Workshop – Whose Shoes

5.15pm What matters to you?

To explore the role of Labour Ward Lead and the multiple tasks and

challenges one faces. This will be explored through lived experienced

scenarios and poems based on the Whose Shoes board game as well

as through, video, music, podcasts and images from our graphic



Previous registration necessary?


Simultaneous translation ?


Will it be recorded?

Rita Arya, Paul Cawley, Paul Mannix, Louise Page, Melissa Whitworth

Session V, Session VI, Session VII, Session VIII, Optional Evening Workshop – Whose Shoes




Phil Bennett, Nigel Simpson, Paul Mannix, David Evans, Jo McPartland, Helen Simpson, Justin Chu, Melissa Whitworth, Christoph Lees, Susie Crowe