Please note this event was by invitation only and you needed a code to register. Please speak to your organisation's nominated maternity improvement lead for more information on this.
Welcome and aims of the day
Matthew Jolley and Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent open the 2018 national learning event, introduce the programme for the day and talk about the role of maternity safety champions across the country.
The maternal and neonatal health safety collaborative - look back: learning from the first wave
Tony Kelly, Clinical Director of the Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative reflects on the first year of the collaborative and what we have learnt over the past twelve months.
A new era of collaboration: the safety of maternal and neonatal care
Lesley Regan, RCOG and Mandy Forrester, RCM, talk about how the royal colleges will support and work together with the Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative to improve outcomes for women and babies.
Lesley Regan, RCOG, Mandy Forrester, RCM and Tony Kelly, Clinical Director MatNeo Health Safety Collaborative, take questions from the conference audience, chaired by Matthew Jolly and Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent.
Introduction to afternoon session
Celia Ingham-Clarke, Interim National Director of Patient Safety, NHS Improvement, introduces the afternoon session of the national learning event and summarises the key points from the morning and breakout sessions. Celia talks of the need to align the many different improvement initiatives across Maternity and Neonatal care and ensure that we are all working collaboratively together.
The maternal and neonatal health safety collaborative – look forward: launch of wave 2
Phil Duncan, Head of Improvement Programmes, Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative looks forward to set out the collaborative’s programme for the coming year, and officially launches the second wave of the collaborative.
Overview of the day
Celia Ingham-Clarke, Interim National Director of Patient Safety, NHS Improvement, thanks all delegates for attending and all stakeholders for their contribution to a successful event and brings the day to a close. Final messages are that the time is right for improvement, and the collaboration happening across maternity and neonatal care is an excellent opportunity for improving outcomes for women and babies.