- Thursday 14th November
- Friday 15th November
Thursday 14th November
|09.00||Welcome Caroline Overton, Chair, Association of Early Pregnancy Units|
|Session 1 Lifestyle and Nutrition in Pregnancy
(Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy)
Chair: Caroline Overton
|09.00||Obesity, reproductive health & strategies for helping with weight loss.
Julian Barth, Clinical Biochemist, Leeds General Infirmary
|09.20||Socio-economic status and risk of miscarriage.
Noreen Maconochie, Epidemiologist, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (TBC)
|09.40||Nutrition in pregnancy. What advice should we give our patients?
Janet Cade, Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health University of Leeds
|10:00||Questions & discussion|
|10.20||Break and Exhibition|
Chair: Jackie Ross, Consultant, Early Pregnancy Medicine and Gynaecology, Kings College Hospital, London
Human Implantation: maternal and fetal attraction.
Jan Brosens, Professor at Division of Reproductive Health, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
|Session 2 Let’s talk about bloods
Chair: Cecilia Bottomley, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
|14.00||hCG and the science behind a pregnancy test.
Sarah Johnson, Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH, Geneva, Switzerland
|14.20||What is the role of hCG in the management of suspected early pregnancy failure?
Nora Van Mello, Research fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Amsterdam (TBC)
|14.40||Progesterone and diagnosis of miscarriage.
Ioannis Gallos, Research Fellow, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham
Chair: Davor Jurkovic, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals
|16.30||Debate: Couples should be investigated after two consecutive miscarriages.
Roy Farquharson, Consultant in Obstetrics and. Gynaecology at Liverpool Women's. Hospital and
Siobhan Quenby , Professor of Obstetrics Honorary Consultant Obstetrician, Warwick University
Friday 15th November
|08.30||Annual General Meeting of the Association of Early Pregnancy Units|
|Session 5 Complications in Early Pregnancy
Chair: Emma Kirk, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Whittington Hospital, London
|09.00||How should we diagnose and manage Caesarean scar pregnancy?
Davor Jurkovic, Early Pregnancy Clinical Study Group, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, University College, London
|09.20||The effect of bleeding in early pregnancy bleeding on outcome - what should we tell women?
Jemma Johns, Consultant Obstetrician and gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London.
|09.40||Congenital uterine anomalies and risk of miscarriage.
Consultant Gynaecologist and Fertility (Unit Lead), Royal Derby Hospital
|Session 6 Free Communications – cases to remember
|12.40||Early pregnancy following assisted conception.
Adam Balen, Professor at Leeds Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Leeds University
|Session 7 Early Pregnancy Manual
|14.00||When should we suspect sepsis?
Marjory MacLean, Consultant Obstetrician and Lead Clinician for Early Pregnancy, Ayrshire. Maternity Unit, University Hospital Crosshouse
|14.10||Ovarian cysts in early pregnancy.
Judith Hamilton, Consultant. Gynaecologist St Thomas’ Hospital, London
|14.20||Diagnosis of incomplete miscarriage.
Emma Kirk, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Whittington Hospital, London
|14.30||How good is my unit?
Maria Memtsa, University College Hospital, London
|14.50||Free Communication Awards|
|Session 8 Implementation of NICE guidelines – 1 year on
|15.30||NICE guideline – A success story?
Caroline Overton, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, University Hospitals, Bristol
|15.50||Non-implementation of aspects of the guideline –
Procedures and possible consequences.
Jackie Ross, Consultant, Early Pregnancy Medicine and Gynaecology, Kings College Hospital, London
|16.10||Life post NICE – Recent developments and impact on future practice.
Suzie Hollamby, West Middlesex University Hospital
|16.50||Summary and close of meeting|