NPEU Senior Researcher, and Head of UKMidSS, Rachel Rowe will be at the 20th Annual Conference of the British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS) on Friday 20th April, presenting the results of the UKMidSS Severe Obesity Study. Come and find out about the risks and benefits of planning birth in an alongside midwifery unit for severely obese women.
Pick up information about UKMidSS, UKOSS and MBRRACE-UK at our NPEU stand, throughout the conference.
NPEU Senior Researcher, and Head of UKMidSS, Rachel Rowe will be at the 12th International Normal Labour and Birth Research Conference in Grange Over Sands. Rachel will be presenting a poster outlining the results of the UKMidSS Severe Obesity Study on outcomes for severely obese women admitted to alongside midwifery units. She will also be presenting a paper on behalf of NPEU researchers Jennifer Hollowell, Yangmei Li and Kathryn Bunch, comparing outcomes for women planning birth in alongside and freestanding midwifery units. If you attend the conference, do come and say hello.
NPEU Senior Researcher, and Head of UKMidSS, Rachel Rowe will be at the 31st ICM Triennial Congress in Toronto, Canada from 18-22 June 2017. Rachel will be giving a presentation entitled: Severely obese women admitted to midwifery Units in the UK- the first UK midwifery Study System (UKMidSS) study, a national collaboration between midwives and researchers. Work on birth place settings, which involved Kirstie Coxon, Alison Chisholm and NPEU researchers Reem Malouf, Rachel Rowe and Jennifer Hollowell, will also be shared in a presentation entitled: Birth place preferences, choices and decision-making: A qualitative evidence synthesis using a ‘best fit’ framework approach. If you attend the conference, come and say hello!
Since January 2016, midwives in midwifery units across the UK have been reporting data for the UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS) Severe Obesity Study, investigating outcomes in severely obese women admitted to midwifery units.
NPEU Senior Researcher, and Head of UKMidSS, Rachel Rowe will be at the Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference in Harrogate on 19th and 20th October presenting a poster on response to UKMidSS and interim results from the Severe Obesity Study.
Come and say hello! You can also follow the conference on Twitter @MidwivesRCM
NPEU Senior Researcher Rachel Rowe will be at the Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference on 10th and 11th November to talk about the UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS), a new research collaboration to carry out national studies in midwifery units. Rachel will be joined by Consultant Midwives and UKMidSS Steering Group members Julia Sanders and Jan Butler in a lunchtime session to explain how UKMidSS will work and how midwives can get involved. Read more about UKMidSS.