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Chaired by Professor Alex Heazell, Clinical Director Tommy's Stillbirth Research Centre St Mary's Hospital, Manchester & Steering Group Member, Saving Babies’ Lives Care Bundle Version 3 this conference focuses on meeting the national maternity safety ambition, to halve rates of perinatal mortality from 2010 to 2025, and implement the Saving Babies Lives Version 3 Care Bundle that was released on 1st June 2023.
The conference will focus on the updated elements of the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle with an extended focus on the new Element 6 covering the management of pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy for women with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes who are known to be 4-5 times at risk of losing their baby.
There will be a renewed focus on reduced fetal movement and delegates will be updated on practical advice in the implementation of existing elements 1-5 and monitoring adherence in practice.
The NHS has worked hard towards the national maternity safety ambition… While significant achievements have been made in the past few years, more recent data show there is more to do to achieve the Ambition in 2025The NHS has worked hard towards the national maternity safety ambition… While significant achievements have been made in the past few years, more recent data show there is more to do to achieve the Ambition in 2025.
Saving Babies’ Lives Version Three, NHS England 1st June 2023
As Saving Babies’ Lives Care Bundle (SBLCBv3) enters its third edition and its 7th year, it continues to innovate and drive forward quality improvement in key areas of maternity care. We welcome the addition of an element covering diabetes in pregnancy and the continued development of the other successful five elements... The Saving Babies’ Lives Care Bundle is part of a number of initiatives to improve maternity care and safety. However, there are areas that we urgently need to address if we are to ensure a continued reduction in perinatal mortality for all women and babies.
Katie Morris President, British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society June 2023Katie Morris President, British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society June 2023
This conference will enable you to:
Network with colleagues who are working to deliver best practice in the prevention of stillbirth
Reflect on the Lived Experience of losing a baby through stillbirth
Develop a strategy to achieve 50% reductions in stillbirth by 2025
Reflect, assess your practice and effectively implement Saving Babies Lives Version 3 published in June 2023
Update your care processes in line with the updated elements of the Care Bundle
Learn from outstanding practice in implementation of SBLV3
Implement and understand the rationale for the New Element 6: Management of Pre-existing Diabetes in Pregnancy
Reflect on national developments and learning from MBRRACE-UK: Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits & Confidential Enquiries
Learn about effective, evidence based strategies for stillbirth prevention
Implement best practice in Fetal Growth: risk assessment, surveillance and management
Reduce pre term births and optimise perinatal care
Improve care and support for women from diverse communities and reduce inequality
Understand how you identify and improve the management of risk factors
Identify key strategies for learning from perinatal mortality reviews at a local level
Understand how you can better support women and families following stillbirth
Self assess and reflect on your own practice
Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes