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Date: Wednesday 3rd November 2010
Time: 16:00 - 18:30, Registration from 15:30
Venue: Educational Resource Centre, Birmingham Women’s Hospital Mindelsohn Way, B15 2TG


Perinatal & Placental Pathology: Value for Clinicians

Including Official Opening of new Perinatal Mortuary

Wednesday 3rd November 2010

Educational Resource Centre
Birmingham Women’s Hospital
Mindelsohn Way, B15 2TG

Hosted jointly by

Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & West Midlands Perinatal Institute
as part of National Pathology Week

Guest of Honour: Professor Jonathan Wigglesworth

15:00   Welcome: Mr Steve Peak, Chief Executive, BWH NHSFT

Opening of the refurbished Perinatal Mortuary by Professor Jonathan Wigglesworth

15:30 - 19:00  Scientific Programme
  Chairs: Prof Jason Gardosi & Dr Phil Cox
15:30 The West Midlands Perinatal Pathology Service - The Last 10 Years:
Dr Tamas Marton - Consultant Perinatal Pathologist, BWH
15:45 The Placenta - A Historical Perspective
Dr Beata Hargitai - Consultant Perinatal Pathologist, BWH

Placental audits:
- Access to and use of placental pathology in the West Midlands:
Ann Tonks - Project Manager, Perinatal Institute

- The value of placental pathology following livebirth:
Dr Adam Gornall - Consultant in MFM, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

- Placental pathology in ‘No consent’ pregnancy loss:
Dr Nikola Ostojic - Consultant Perinatal Pathologist, BWH


Opportunities to improve uptake of Perinatal Pathology - Improving care after Stillbirth:  
Dr Alex Heazell - Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics,
Manchester University

17:20 Coffee/Tea

Pathological diagnosis of IUGR at post mortem
Dr Phil Cox- Consultant Perinatal Pathologist, BWH

17:50 Elevated brain weight/ liver weight ratio in normal bodyweight perinatal deaths:
Dr Tamas Marton - Consultant Perinatal Pathologist, BWH

Placenta lesions with implications for the care of subsequent pregnancies
Dr Helen Porter - Consultant Paediatric Pathologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary

18:20 Case presentations
18:45    Lessons learnt from the West Midlands Confidential Enquiries
Prof Jason Gardosi – Director, Perinatal Institute
19:00 Close

Attendance is free but registration is required - please send details to:
Angela Jordanou . Enquiries - Tel 0121 6873400
Meeting is CPD accredited  

© Perinatal Institute 2011