This webinar will examine the evidence surrounding fetal monitoring in labour, update you on the latest developments and research in fetal monitoring, and explore the history of this controversial subject in maternity and newborn healthcare.

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6:00pm Welcome and introduction
Dr Panicos Shangaris, Clinical Lecturer in Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Kings College London

6:10pm History of fetal monitoring
Phil Steer Emeritus Professor, Imperial College, London

6:40pm New ways of interpreting CTGs
Susana Pereira

7:00pm Questions and answers

6:10pm History of fetal monitoring
Phil Steer Emeritus Professor, Imperial College, London

7:20pm Comfort break and Welcome back
Dr Ginny Mounce, Lecturer/Senior Research Midwife, Oxford Brookes University, University of Oxford

7:30pm Intrapartum cardiotocograph monitoring and perinatal outcomes for women at risk
Kirsten Small, Obstetrician , Griffith University, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Gold Coast, Australia

7:50pm The use of routinely collected CTG and maternity data to develop data-driven fetal monitoring in the context of individual clinical risk factors
Associate Professor Antoniya Georgieva , Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health (NDWRH), University of Oxford

8:10pm Is continuous electronic fetal monitoring useful for all women in labour?
Ed Mullins, PhD MRCOG ,National Institute for Health Research Academic Clinical Lecturer, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction, Imperial College London

8:30pm Implementing research evidence into practice: some reflections on the challenges
Professor Billie Hunter CBE, RCM Professor of Midwifery, Cardiff University

8:50pm Questions and answers

9:00pm Closing remarks

Midwives, student midwives, junior doctors, obstetricians, gynaecologists, and obstetric researchers will all find this webinar beneficial.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.
All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

For further details contact: Lucy Farrell

British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is registered in England & Wales under charity number 285357 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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