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2012 RCM Annual Posters
13 Nov 2012

Midwives from across the UK were asked to submit best practice and research theme papers to the 2012 Royal College of Midwives conference. From the many submissions 60 were chosen to be poster presentation.

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Poster number: 1 Theme: Contemporary postnatal care
Postnatal notes for Bereavement Care;
Sally Clifford, Specialist Midwife, West Midlands Perinatal Institute.

Poster number: 2 Theme: Global midwifery
Fighting female genital mutilation (FGM) in Pokot, Kenya: A global initiative;
Catherine Holland, Senior Labour Ward Midwife, Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Poster number: 3 Theme: Global midwifery
Teaching reflective skills to understand emotion work in midwifery and enhance humanity of maternity care in Nepal;
Jillian Ireland, Integrated team Midwife, Poole NHS Hospital Trust

Poster number 4: Theme: Global midwifery
Maternity choices: A view from across the pond;
Claire Lyon, Student Midwife, Edge Hill University

Poster number 5: Theme: Global midwifery
Midwives supporting midwives in a resource poor country;
Brydon Williams, Community Midwife, NHS

Poster number: 6 Theme: Innovation in practice
Technology aiding communication in healthcare;
Amy Meadowcroft, Midwife, NHS

Poster number 7: Theme: Innovation in practice
Closing the gap: Innovation and practice in action;
Pamela Brodie, Midwife, Newham University Trust

Poster number 8: Theme: Innovation in practice
Clinical risk management and learning from adverse outcome;
Fiona Cross-Sudworth, Project Midwife, West Midlands Perinatal Institute

Poster number 12: Theme: Innmovation and practice
CARE rounds : Changing the culture and improving quality of care in maternity services using real time direct feedback and the Net Promoter Score;
Kim Housham, Clinical Lead Midwife Maternity Care Unit, University College London Hospitals.

Poster number 13: Theme: Innovation in practice
Group antenatal care: Afghan Women’s Group Pilot;
Charlotte Kuponiyi, Consultant Midwife Trainee, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Poster number 14: Theme: Innmovation in practice
A review of interventions to reduce domestic abuse in pregnancy;
Susan Leneghan, PhD Student, University of Ulster.

Poster number 17: Theme: Innovation in practice
Creating a homebirth team to support womens choice, providing a high quality, safe, sustainable service;
Sally OConnell, Midwife, Northampton NHS Trust.

Poster number 18: Theme: Innovation in practice
Planning and assessing challenging circumstances for supervisors (PACCS): A tool for supporting women and midwives;
Nicola Pusey, Midwife, Isle of Wight NHS Trust.

Poster number 19: Theme: Innovation in practice
Collaborative working within community maternity services - is this the chink in the armour? A service evaluation;
Brona Shaw, Community Midwifery Team Leader, South Eastern Health Care Trust

Poster number 21: Theme: Innovation in practice
Nurturing the development of maternity services, developing family centred care;
Gill Walton, Director of Midwifery, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

Poster number 22: Theme: Innovation in practice
The Complex Care Team. Who does what by whom and when. A DVD of best multidisciplinary practice;
Janine Wyn Davies, Professional Head of Midwifery Education, University of Glamorgan.

Poster number 23: Theme: Innovation in practice
Team coaching - Its positive impact on community midwives and improved patient experience;
Julie Beckett, Team Leader Community Midwifery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Poster number 25: Theme: Midwives in control of education
Fitness to practise - Drama in the classroom;
Karen Bates, Midwifery Lecturer, University of East Anglia.

Poster number 28: Theme: Midwives in control of education
Enhancing international learning and working in an undergraduate midwifery education curriculum through an ERASMUS exchange programme;
Jayne Marshall, Midwife Lecturer Director for LBR/PG Taught Courses, University of Nottingham.

Poster number 29: Theme: Midwives in control of education
The value of tripartite assessment;
Heather Passmore, Senior Lecturer, University Campus Suffolk and S Chenery-Morris.

Poster number 30: Theme: Midwives in control of education
Promoting normal birth: A virtual learning module at Master’s level;
Amanda Hutcherson, Midwifery Lecturer, City University London.

Poster number 31: Theme: Midwives in control of education
Midwifery education and the promotion of normal birth;
Amanda Hutcherson, Midwifery Lecturer, City University London.

Poster number 32: Theme: Autonomy of women and families
Lay support for pregnant and birthing prisoners in the UK;
Amanda Hutcherson, Midwifery Lecturer, City University London.

Poster number 33: Theme: Autonomy of women and families
Dad-first! The impact of male-targeted antenatal education - turning antenatal education on its head - supporting mothers, by first preparing fathers;
Dean Beaumont, Founder, DaddyNatal.

Poster number 34: Theme: Autonomy of women and families
Scottish antenatal parent education facilitators course;
Helene Marshall, Director of the Scottish Multiprofessional Maternity Development Program, NHS Education for Scotland.

Poster number 36: Theme: Normality of birth
Call the midwife: the reality of homebirth in the East End of London 2012;
Pamela Brodie, Midwife, Newham University Trust.

Poster number 37: Theme: Normality of birth
Birth balance - combining hypnobirth techniques/breathing/massage and active labour to achieve normality;
Teri Gavin-Jones, Parent Education Coordinator, Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust.

Poster number 38: Theme: Partnership working
The buddy action diamond: Perinatal coaching for underprivileged families;
An De Craecker, Artevelde University College Ghent.

Poster number 39: Theme: Partnership working
One stop shop approach and friday group;
Elaine Protheroe, Lead Midwife Substance Misuse, Aneurin Bevan Health Board.

Poster number 40: Theme: Partnership working
What are the experiences of lesbian couples accessing maternity services in the UK?;
Josephine Reynolds, Midwife, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

Poster number 41: Theme: Partnership working
Reducing inequalities by collection of routine patient level maternity data;
Michelle Southam, Project Midwife, West Midlands Perinatal Institute.

Poster number 42: Theme: Practice development
Newborn blood spot screening - blood sampling resources;
Christine Cavanagh, Programme Manager, UK Newborn Screening Programme Centre.

Poster number 43: Theme: Practice development
Tocophobia: Fear of childbirth and the management within midwifery;
Zara Chamberlain, Midwife Counsellor, Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust Hospital

Poster number 44: Theme: Practice development
Does team midwifery care affect labour and birth outcomes for mothers and babies?;
Mary Gillespie, Midwife/Supervisor of Midwives, F Eastern Trust.

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Poster number 45: Theme: Practice development
Stillbirth - The role of midwives in memory making and photography: improving outcomes;
Rachel Hayden, Bereavement Photography Trainer, Gifts of Remembrance

Poster number 46: Theme: Practice development
Documentation of intrapartum care given to women at the birth centre;
Karen Leeson, Birth Centre Manager, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

Poster number 47: Theme: Practice development
Introducing the Fetal Early Warning System (FEWS):
Sarah Merritt, Patient Safety Manager, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Poster number 49: Theme: Practice development
Antenatal education in one NHS trust: Service development;
Amanda Willetts, Lecturer, Midwifery, University of Bedfordshire.

Poster number 50: Theme: Research
Overcoming challenges when linking maternity data in England and Wales;
Alison Macfarlane, Professor of Perinatal Health;
Nirupa Dattani, Senior Research Fellow;
Preeti Datta-Nemdharry, Perinatal epidemiologist,City University London.

Poster number 51: Theme: Research
The RCM and the RCOG WOW: Working to develop midwives and research;
Gail Johnson, RCM and WOW.

Poster number 52: Theme: Research
An analysis of mothers’ attitudes towards participation in neonatal research;
Sara Barnett, Research Midwife, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Poster number 53: Theme: Research
Predictive factors associated with increased risk of caesarean section and instrumental birth;
Katharine Bowker, Research Fellow, University of Nottingham.

Poster number 55: Theme: Research
Why do women attend late for antenatal booking? A qualitative interview study. Part 1: the service users;
Rosalind Haddrill, Midwife and postgraduate student, University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research.

Poster number 56: Theme: Research
Why do women attend late for antenatal booking? A qualitative interview study. Part 2: the stakeholders;
Rosalind Haddrill, Midwife and postgraduate student, University of Sheffield, School of Health and Research.

Poster number 57: Theme: Research
Women’s experience of induction of labour: How do they acquire and use information to make decisions and what impact does this have on their experience;
Annabel Jay, Senior Lecturer (Midwifery), University of Hertfordshire.

Poster number 58: Theme: Research
The IDvIP Trial: A two-centre randomised doubleblind controlled trial comparing i.m. diamorphine and i.m. pethidine for labour analgesia;
Jenny Tuckey, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust.

Poster number 59: Theme: Research
Pregnant women’s reasons for choosing private 3D scans;
Franziska Wadephul, PhD student;
Julie Jomeen, Faculty of Health & Social Care;
Lesley Gliver, Department of Clinical Psychology & Psychological Therapies: University of Hull.

Poster number 60: Theme: Research
Do birth place decisions change over a woman’s ‘childbearing career’?;
Kirstie Coxon, Research Associate, Women’s Health Academic Centre, KC.

Poster number 64: Theme: Midwives leading public health
Midwife, can your intervention prevent maternal suicide?;
Caroline Flint, Independent Midwife.

Poster number 65: Theme: Midwives leading public health
Fear and childbearing: What have we done to women?;
Kathryn Gutteridge, Consultant Midwife, Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.

Poster number 66: Theme: Midwives leading public health
Use of an alcohol screening tool at the booking appointment to determine harmful, hazardous or dependent drinking;
Lindsay Hobbs, Lecturer/Practitioner, Substance Misuse;
Liaison Midwife, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust;

Poster number 67: Theme: Midwives leading public health
How maternity care impacts on urban health in east London caring for women from social deprived backgrounds;
Inderjeet Kaur, Consultant Midwife Public Health, Barts Health.

Poster number 68: Theme: Midwives leading public health
Voicing the silence: the maternity care experiences of women who were sexually abused as children;
Elsa Montgomery, Lecturer in Midwifery, University of Southampton.

Poster number 70: Theme: Supporting midwives
Umbilical cord blood collection: Ensuring collections are safe and lawful in your unit;
Linda Moss, Midwife Co-ordinator for Leicester Cord:
Blood Collection Units;
Anthony Nolan, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Anglia.

Poster number 71: Theme: Who do we think we are?
The History of Midwifery Education: An Interactive Poster;
Gina Finnerty, Senior Lecturer, Midwifery, Kingston University and St Georges University of London.

Poster number 72: Theme: Who do we think we are?
Stories from midwife teachers, 1978-2011;
Susan Tully, Senior Lecturer, Bournemouth University.


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