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Date: Friday 17 November 2006
Time: 09:00 – 16:00
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Perinatal Forum
Diabetes in Pregnancy: Report of the West Midlands Confidential Enquiry

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09:00 Registration, Coffee/Tea
09:45 Welcome and Introduction
The role of Confidential Enquiries in Clinical Audit

Prof Jason Gardosi, Director,
Perinatal Institute,
10:00 Diabetes in Pregnancy: International Perspectives
Dr Fidelma Dunne, Senior Lecturer in Diabetology,
National University of Ireland, Galway


Clinical Challenges in the West Midlands
Mr Bill MacKenzie, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist,
Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham

10:40 Methodology of the Regional Confidential Enquiry
Pat McGeown, Pat Brydon and Claire Shuter, Perinatal Institute
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee / Tea
11:20 Results from the West Midlands Cohort
Mr Neil Shah, Consultant Obstetrician, Heartlands Hospital, B’ham
11:40 Pre-Pregnancy Care
Dr David Jenkins, Consultant Diabetologist, Worcester Royal Hospital
12:00 Antenatal Care & Delivery
Mr Neil Shah
12:20 Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths
Ms Wendy Oakley, Consultant Obstetrician &
Dr Jonathan Benn, Consultant Diabetologist - Queen’s Hospital, Burton
12:40 Discussion
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 Case Presentations
Pat Brydon & Claire Shuter
14:30 Recommendations from the WM Confidential Enquiry
Dr Fidelma Dunne & Mr Bill MacKenzie
15:00 General Discussion
Work in Progress and Next Steps
- Protocols for Best Practice
- Standardised Records
- Regional Diabetic Register
- Follow-up Meetings
16:00 Close; Coffee/Tea


Registration fee £30, includes lunch and refreshments.
Please complete form below, and send with cheque (made payable to ‘Perinatal Institute’) to:

Claire Hallahan
Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court,
Aston Cross, Birmingham
B6 5RQ.

Cancellations should be received by 10.11.06 – no refunds can be processed after this date



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