Maternal & Child Health Workshops

Maternal & Child Health Workshops

Glasgow - 29th March 2017

Staff from all disciplines across the West of Scotland Neonatal Network came together, along with academic and parental advocacy group representatives to look at the evidence-base supporting the practices of breastfeeding and skin-to-skin kangaroo care.

There was a great energy in the room and a graphical representation of the discussion and outputs was captured.  The agenda provides an overview of the day’s programme and the presentations are detailed below:

Delegate Agenda
Professor Mary Renfrew - Introduction to SISCC
Linda Wolfson - The Best Start & Implementing the Maternal and Infant Nutrition Framework
Professor Mary Renfrew - Kangaroo care and breastfeeding for babies in neonatal units and their parents
Dr Nicola Gray - Findings from the online consultation
Dr Colin Peters - Neonatal Patient Safety
Professor Mary Wells - The Influence of Context on Evidence into Practice Improvement
Gill Milner - How do we take this forward?

Edinburgh - 19th April 2017

Representatives from all the units in the South East and Tayside Neonatal Network came together, with academic, policy and parental advocacy group representatives to look at the evidence-base supporting the practices of breastfeeding and skin-to-skin kangaroo care.

Associate Professor Renee Flacking, from Dalarna University in Sweden provided the key note address and shared the inspirational story of change in practice in her Unit. The agenda provides an overview of the day’s programme and the presentations are detailed below:

Delegate Agenda
Professor Mary Renfrew - Introduction to SISCC

Linda Wolfson - The Best Start & Implementing the Maternal and Infant Nutrition Framework
Anne Tainsh - Taking Neonatal Care to the Next Level
Associate Professor Reneé Flacking - Kangaroo Care and Early Breastfeeding (film below)
Dr Nicola Gray - Findings from the online consultation
Gillian Bowker & Margaret Brownell - HUGG: A Journey in Family Integrated Care
Dr Emma Coles - The Influence of Context on Evidence into Practice Improvement
Gill Milner - How do we take this forward?

 

Aberdeen - 24th April 2017

The North of Scotland workshop had a great representation from clinical staff working across the Units who shared a wealth of experience, knowledge and good practice examples.  Colleagues from academia and parental advocacy groups supported these really valuable discussions around the practices of breastfeeding and skin-to-skin kangaroo care.

The agenda provides an overview of the day’s programme, which included a film of Associate Professor Renee Flacking’s inspirational story of change from her Unit in Sweden; links to all presentations are detailed below:

Delegate Agenda
Julie Anderson - Introduction to SISCC

Linda Wolfson - The Best Start & Implementing the Maternal and Infant Nutrition Framework
Anne Tainsh - Taking Neonatal Care to the Next Level
Associate Professor Reneé Flacking - Kangaroo Care and Early Breastfeeding (film above)
Dr Nicola Gray - Findings from the online consultation
Gillian Bowker & Margaret Brownell - HUGG: A Journey in Family Integrated Care
Professor Mary Wells - The Influence of Context on Evidence into Practice Improvement
Gill Milner - How do we take this forward?