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Date: Wednesday 30th April 2008
Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Informing Maternity Services:
The 2007 Report and Next Steps

This meeting will discuss the latest maternity and perinatal data for the West Midlands, together with an overview of new developments under the Investing for Health initiative for commissioner collaboration and upstream intervention

From 09:30 Registration / Refreshments

Welcome and Introduction

10:05 Trends in perinatal mortality and social deprivation
Professor Jason Gardosi - Director, Perinatal Institute
10:30 Current and future Confidential Enquiries
Pat McGeown – Head of Midwifery, Perinatal Institute
10:45 Enquiry into previable neonatal deaths: preliminary findings
Fiona Cross-Sudworth - Project Co-ordinator, Perinatal Institute
11:00 Coffee / Tea
11:30 Performance indicators and rationale
Karen Saunders – Department of Health, West Midlands (tbc)
11:45 Demographics and performance in Birmingham & Black Country
Mandy Williams - Project Manager, Perinatal Institute
12:15 General discussion
12:45 Lunch

Maternity Matters – how are we doing so far?
Julie Grant - NHS West Midlands


Investing for Health
Yvonne Thomas – NHS West Midlands


Engaging local groups in the delivery
Toni Martin - NHS West Midlands

14:30 Regional denominator data to inform commissioning
Mandy Williams - Perinatal Institute
15:00 General Discussion
15:30 Close


Attendance is free but registration is required as places are limited.
If you would like to attend, please send name, position / institution and contact details to:
Shani Taylor – Perinatal Institute:

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