External Events

This section gives 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.

More than one: Multiple birth and challenges of pregnancy, care and early parenting

Tuesday, 15 May

This is a full day meeting addressing the clinical and psychological issues for clinicians and families experiencing multiple pregnancy and birth. The day will bring together the experience of midwives, sonographers, obstetricians, neonatologists, neonatal nurses and the organisations that support them.

The event will take place in London.

Further information and registration details can be found on the Royal Society of Medicine website. 

Child Bereavement UK - The challenges of supporting parents through the neonatal experience

Thursday, 14 June

Explore issues encountered by those whose work brings them into contact with families faced with an uncertain future for their newborn. This workshop will look at the neonatal experience from the perspective of a parent and a professional. Suitable for neonatal nurses, doctors and other healthcare staff working in a neonatal unit. Also appropriate for those working on delivery and post-natal units.

The event will take place in London.

Further information and registration details can be found on the Child Bereavement UK website. 

International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival 

Thursday, 7 June through to Saturday, 9 June 

The International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID), the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) and The Scottish Cot Death Trust (SCDT) are hosting the 2018 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival. 

The conference will take place in Glasgow.

Further information can be found on the ISPID website or email Julie Bauwens at jbauwens@kenes.com.

Reason Conference  

Sunday, 1 July through to Tuesday, 3 July 

Further information can be found on the Reason website. Registration details can also be found on the website.

The conference will take place on  in Warwick.

Child Bereavement UK - Considering the impact on healthcare professionals when a child dies

Tuesday, 10 July

When your work brings you into contact with child death, it is impossible not to be affected. This workshop aims to provide an opportunity to reflect on the impact of child death. This is a workshop for all health professionals whose work brings them into contact with families who are grieving after the death of a child or who may be facing the death of a child.

The event will take place in London.

Further information and registration details can be found on the Child Bereavement UK website. 

BAPM 2018 Annual Conference & Scientific Meeting

Thursday to Friday, 27-28 September

The conference will showcase the best and most up to date evidence in perinatal care through lectures, presentations and workshops, debates and panel discussions covering a range of subjects.

The event will take place in Leeds.

Further information and registration details can be found on the BAPM website.

Neonatal Nurses Association (NNA) 2018 conference  

Friday, 30 November

The NNA is building on from the success of last year's 40th year celebration. Further information can be found on the NNA website. 

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

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