The Mothers with Anal Sphincter Injuries in Childbirth (MASIC) Meeting 2017 will be focusing on ‘Injuries in childbirth: Raising awareness and restoring dignity for mothers’.
The one-day event aims to focus on how professionals can improve outcomes and health care policy to reduce the risk of birth injuries.
Throughout the day, speakers will be discussing methods of prevention and better detection of birth injuries using modern technology.
Delegates at the MASIC Meeting will also gain a better understanding of legal position of consent, compensating avoidable injury and treatment failures.
In addition, the event will be looking at the economic consequences and employment issues that women are currently facing after childbirth.
Speakers for the event include:
- Baroness Julia Cumberlege CBE, National Maternity Review
- Professor Michael Keighley, Colorectal Surgeon and President, The MASIC Foundation
- Professor Sue Ziebland, Director, Health Experience Research
- Professor Rona McCandish, Independent Advisor, Maternity Care and Health Strategy
The MASIC Meeting 2017 will be held on Wednesday 22 March 2017, at The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE.
Prices for RSM members start from £30 and non-member prices start from £40.
The MASIC Foundation supports mothers with anal sphincter injuries during childbirth to promote greater awareness.
For more information about the MASIC Meeting, please visit the Royal Society of Medicine website here.
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