External Events

This section is dedicated to future conferences and training events. These events are not endorsed or supported by Bliss, however, we hope that they may be of interest to health professionals.

Developmentally-Friendly Neonatal Care Study Day

Tuesday 3 September 2019

This one-day course is intended for doctors, nurses, midwives and therapists involved in neonatal care. For more details and how to book your place contact Baljit Wilkhu.

The study day will take place in Romford.

Advancing your Neonatal Outreach Service

Tuesday 10 September 2019

This one-day networking opportunity will focus on enhancing the standards of your neonatal outreach care. Throughout the day, you will learn how to overcome the challenges of working with your MDT to ensure that you are empowered with the knowledge you need to improve work culture, achieve the best care for neonates and enhance parent experience. Find out more and view the agenda here.

Contact Nichola.Cadwallader@sbk-healthcare.co.uk directly quoting SAVE110 and receive £110 off your booking (offer applicable for NHS and Public Sector bookings only. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer).

The event will take place in Leeds.

Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference

Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 September 2019

Sessions on topics including, multidisciplinary teamworking; perinatal mental health; challenging inequality, sexism and discrimination; leadership at every level; stillbirth and systems design and patient safety. Find out more on the RCM website.

The conference will take place in Manchester.

Family Integrated Care Conference

Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 October 2019

The 3rd International Family Integrated Care Conference will bring together health professionals from across the world to discuss, debate and share ideas, issues and innovations. Find out more here.

The conference will take place in Leeds.

Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group (NPPG) Annual Conference

Friday 8 to Sunday 10 November 2019

Find out more on the NPPG website.

The conference will take place in Birmingham.

European Neonatal Ethics Conference

Thursday 14 and Friday 15 November 2019

Anyone with an interest in ethics is welcome to participate and interact with speakers and facilitators from a diverse background. The conference will include workshops, round table discussions and talks on a variety of topics of ethical interest. Find out more at the BAPM website.

The conference will take place in Southampton.

NNA Conference: "Wrapping the team around the Family"

Friday 22 November 2019

Save the date for the Neonatal Nurses Association annual conference. Find out more on the NNA website.

The conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel, East Midlands Airport.

UNICEF Conference

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November 2019

The Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative’s Annual Conference for health professionals and others involved in the care of mothers and babies is Europe’s largest conference on infant feeding. Find out more on the UNICEF website.

The conference will take place in Glasgow. Booking will open in Spring 2019.

UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference 2019

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November 2019

This conference gives neonatal transport professionals an opportunity to exchange and share good practice, ideas and experiences, and produces annual statistics on transport activity throughout UK.

The conference will take place in Southampton. Find out more and register here.

Child Bereavement UK National Conference

Friday 11 February 2020

This conference will explore the topic of ‘working together to provide high-quality support’. This conference will focus on highlighting and championing some of the latest developments in neonatal care, including mental health and well being for families and staff on a neonatal unit

The conference will take place in Leeds. Find out more and register here.

Reason Meeting

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 June 2020

The Reason neonatal meeting is one of the largest in the UK. Save the date for the 2020 meeting! Find out more on the Reason website.

The conference will take place at the University of Warwick, Coventry.

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