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Report Launch

Diabetes in Pregnancy

 

Joint RCOG/CEMACH Meeting

11 October 2005

 

Healthcare professionals are welcome to use, in whole or in part, the presentations given at the joint CEMACH/RCOG conference “Diabetes in Pregnancy” held on 11 October 2005 to launch the CEMACH report “Pregnancy in women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in 2002-2003, England, Wales and Northern Ireland”. We do however recommend all presenters to study the full report before giving any local presentations. 

 

Many of these presentation contain large images and as such may take a considerable length of time to download.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

OVERVIEW

 

This meeting was aimed at individuals working in primary or secondary care settings who contribute to the clinical care of, or are involved in service development strategies for, pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes and their babies.  Information was presented on 3800 women with pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including current national perinatal mortality rates, congenital anomaly rates and evaluation of standards of care against the National Service Framework for Diabetes. 

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

9.50am REGISTRATION and COFFEE

 

10:20am    A tribute to Sir John Harold Peel, ex-President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

                given by Professor Richard Beard, ex-colleague of Sir John Peel at Kings College Hospital

 

Session One: Setting the scene
Chair:   Professor Michael Weindling, Chair, CEMACH Board

 

10.30am

Diabetes and pregnancy, problems and current national initiatives

Dr Sue Roberts, National Clinical Director for Diabetes, Department of Health, London

 

Click to download presentation, 211kB
10.50am

An overview of the CEMACH Diabetes Project

Mr Richard Congdon, Chief Executive, CEMACH

Ms Julie Maddocks, CEMACH Regional Manager (North West)

 

Click to download presentation, 889kB
11.05am

Providing maternity services for women with diabetes

Dr Jo Modder, Obstetric Lead, CEMACH

 

Click to download presentation, 1.5MB

 

Session Two: Perinatal Outcomes

Chair:   Dr Jean Chapple, Consultant in Perinatal Epidemiology/Public Health, Westminster Primary Care Trust, London

 

11.25am 

A description of the women and their pregnancy outcomes

Dr Mary Macintosh, Medical Director, CEMACH

 

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11.40am

A description of the babies

Dr Dominique Acolet, Neonatal Lead, CEMACH

 

Click to download presentation, 951kB
11.55am Discussion

 

 
12.30pm LUNCH  

 

 

Session Three: Key messages from the report

Chair: Dr Bob Young, Diabetes NSF Implementation Group and Consultant Diabetologist, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust, Manchester

 

 1.30pm 

Care of the mother: the role of maternity professionals

Mr Stephen Walkinshaw, Chair, CEMACH Diabetes Professional Advisory Group

Consultant in Feto-Maternal Medicine, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Liverpool

 

Click to download presentation, 940kB
1.50pm

Care of the diabetic: a diabetes team perspective

Dr Gillian Hawthorne, Diabetes Physician, Newcastle Diabetes Centre, Newcastle

 

Click to download presentation, 927kB
2.10pm

Looking after the baby

Dr Jane Hawdon, Consultant Neonatologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London

 

Click to download presentation, 2.7MB
2.30pm

The Diabetes UK perspective

Dr Simon Court, Consultant Paediatrician, Community Paediatric Department, The Hind Diabetes Centre, Newcastle General Hospital

 
Click to download presentation, 2.9MB
2.50pm REFRESHMENTS  

 

 

Session Four: Improving Diabetes Maternity Services

Chair: Miss Heather Mellows, Chair, External Working Group (Maternity) of the Children's NSF, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Bassetlaw District General Hospital, Worksop

 

3.15pm

The challenge of empowering women

Ms Mary Stewart, Team Midwife, North Bristol Trust and Research Associate, University of the West of England and National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Oxford

 

Presentation not available at present
3.30pm

Presentations of examples of good practice

A central committee shortlisted the following four submissions of good practice which were presented on the day

 

 
 

Pre-conception services

Pre-conception specialist midwifery care in St Mary's centre, Manchester

Ms Susan Quinn, Antenatal Clinic, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester

 

Presentation not available at present
 

Obstetric services

Improving outcomes in the management of pregnancy in women with diabetes

Dr Nick Lewis-Barned, Northumbria Diabetes Service, North Tyneside Hospital and Northern Regional Maternity Services Office (RMSO) Diabetes Steering Group

 

Click to download presentation, 582kB
 

Diabetes services

An Intensive education programme to promote empowerment for women with type 1 diabetes who are planning or are in the early stages of pregnancy

Ms Liz Houghton, Diabetes Department, Nottingham City Hospital

 

Presentation not available at present
 

Neonatal services

UCLH Neonatal care service for babies of women with diabetes

Ms Asma Khalil, University College Hospital, London

 

Presentation not available at present
4.30pm

Next steps

Mr Stephen Walkinshaw

 

 
5.00pm  CLOSE  

 

 

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