Learning From Adverse Events in Maternity Services

Improving the way healthcare organisations respond to and learn from adverse events in maternity services.

£240 for 2 full days training, including lunch, tea and coffee.

£210 for students. Use code STU30 at the checkout. (T&Cs apply.)

To book please click on the selected course above and fill out our online application form. Please note administration fee charges of £40 per booking will be made for any cancellations – as we are a not for profit organisation and will have incurred costs.

Please ensure that you have read and understood our terms and conditions before booking.

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Start Time Name Details Location Price
February 27, 2020 - 9:30 am

Learning From Adverse Events in Maternity Services – London – 27 and 28 February 2020

7 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4BS
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
7 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4BS
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
April 29, 2020 - 9:30 am

Learning From Adverse Events in Maternity Services – Leeds – 29 and 30 April 2020

Leeds TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
Leeds TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
June 17, 2020 - 9:30 am

Learning From Adverse Events in Maternity Services – Manchester – 17 and 18 June 2020

Manchester TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
Manchester TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
September 30, 2020 - 9:30 am

Learning From Adverse Events in Maternity Services – Birmingham – 30 September and 1 October 2020

Birmingham TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
Birmingham TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
November 18, 2020 - 9:30 am

Learning From Adverse Events in Maternity Services – South East – 18 and 19 November 2020

South East TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
South East TBC
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£240.00
Aims and Objectives

Improving the way healthcare organisations respond to and learn from adverse events in maternity services is recognised as key priority for improving safety. It is also an area of significant recent change. Baby Lifeline are working in partnership with NHS Improvement and the Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch (HSIB) to develop a 2-day training course designed give attendee’s knowledge and confidence in the following areas:

  • Understanding all current national notification and reporting requirements and guidance
  • Understating of the principles of good incident investigation, including methodology and tools.
  • How to engage and support families throughout investigative processes (sensitively and compassionately in line with best practice being developed by HSIB).
  • Understanding of the principles of a ‘just culture’ and how to support staff.
  • Carrying out effective 72-hour reviews and using the Perinatal Mortality Review Tool
  • Writing good, clear and effective investigation reports.
  • Developing effective, evidenced based improvement actions.
  • Understanding external processes, including inquests and HSIB investigations – knowing what to expect and how best to support these processes and staff and families involved.
Relevant for

All members of the maternity team including midwives, obstetricians, risk managers, maternity safety champions, bereavement support staff and all staff
involved in quality/safety improvement.

This course is of benefit to all maternity professionals wishing to learn more about investigative processes and safety improvement.

  • James Titcombe
    Course Director
  • Mr Michael Magro
    Course Director
  • Professor James Walker
    Course Director
  • Sascha Wells-Munro
    Course Director