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Stronger Together: Midwifery for the 2020s

Stronger Together: Midwifery for the 2020s

14 March 2020 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
It is with great regret that we have decided to postpone our Spring National Meeting in Stamford planned for Saturday 14th March 2020. Several of the speakers and quite a few of the participants understandably decided that they couldn’t risk travelling and had already cancelled. As we learned more about the importance of social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19 it became obvious that it was not wise to go ahead with the meeting. We are very sorry for the inevitable disappointment but I’m sure you understand why we have taken this decision.

We will probably arrange for an online National Meeting to take place in the next couple of weeks – we have the technology, we have the capability and more importantly we have Linda Wylie who is one of the brains behind the Virtual International Day of the Midwife! So I’m sure we can sort something out.

Everyone who bought a ticket online will be contacted and will receive a refund.

ARM Spring National Meeting

The theme of the day is to review where we are at the beginning of the 2020s, identify our key challenges and how we can meet those by acting strongly together as women, midwives, birth workers, and activists. We want everyone to go home with positive ideas as to how they as an individual can get involved and press on with each other to reclaim birth for women and families.

The programme:

  • Better Births: what’s the latest?
  • Independent Midwifery: still kicking
  • NMC Standards: what do these mean in practise?
  • Birth Practice and Politics Forum
  • Birth Activismwomen making their voices heard
  • ARM – current actions

 

Workshops:

Mindfullness in Midwifery
Spirituality and birth
Pelvic Health and the Pernineum
Autism awareness in midwifery practice

Includes:

Home-prepared vegetarian/vegan lunch.
Children welcome: children’s crafts & lego corner

How to get there:

By rail:
Stamford is on the Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport rail line and one stop from Peterborough on the East Coast Main Line. Venue is less than 10 mins walk from station. Trains to Stamford leave Peterborough at 52 minutes past the hour.
By car:
Stamford is just a mile off the A1. Parking is in public car parks on North Street, Wharf Street or Bath Row. All reasonably priced. NB Stamford is an old town with limited on-street parking facilities.

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Details

Date:
14 March
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
£15 – £35
Event Category:

Venue

United Reformed Church Hall
29 Broad Street
Stamford, PE9 1PG United Kingdom
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Organiser

ARM
Email:
enquiries@midwifery.org.uk

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