Beginnings and Endings: providing exemplary care

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Beginnings and Endings: providing exemplary care

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


This conference is organised in association with the Oxford Brookes Midwifery Society.

The morning session brings together leading experts to present the latest statistics, research initiatives and practice recommendations around antenatal care and bereavement support.

The afternoon will showcase the work of some of our most promising students, including the latest Oxford Brookes-led research into water birth and exercise during pregnancy.

The new Sheila Kitzinger awards for Brookes Midwifery students will also be launched. Students will be raising money for SANDS on the day.

This event is free for Brookes students, £10 for other students and £20 for non-students. Coffee and tea will be provided. Please bring your own lunch.


Jenny Kurinczuk : Professor of Perinatal Epidemiology; Director, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit

Dr Alexander Heazell : Senior Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics, Manchester University 

Kim Paul : Bereavement Specialist Midwife, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Kirsten Baker : Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University

Representatives from the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity (SANDS)