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Date: Thursday, 20th January 2011
Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Improving NHS maternity information & care

09:30   Registration and Refreshments

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Jason Gardosi – Director, Perinatal Institute


Data for Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention
Dr Kiran Patel, Clinical Director for QIPP, NHS West MidlandS

10:20   The National Maternity Dataset
Professor Bill Dunlop – former President, RCOG

Implementing the Maternity DSCN and Secondary Analysis
Heiko Kausch - NHS Information Centre for Health and Social Care

11:00   Discussion
11:10   Refreshments
11:30   Routine perinatal data for identifying inequalities and risks: demographics,
migrant mothers, teenage pregnancy, smoking and key performance indicators
Michelle Southam & Mandy Williams – Project Managers, Perinatal Institute
12:10   Data and patient safety: lessons learnt from confidential enquiries
Professor Jason Gardosi – Perinatal Institute

Maternity dashboards: local application, regional benchmarking
Dr Adam Gornall - Consultant in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Shrewsbury NHS Trust

12:50   Discussion


13:40   2011 update of the national Pregnancy Notes
Kate Morse, Perinatal Institute

Results of the multicentre PEER - Digital Pen Pilot
Sally Clifford, Perinatal Institute and representatives of pilot sites


National launch of the PEER NHS Maternity Information System
- clinical summaries, GP letters, critical incident reporting, risk alerts;
- dashboards, workforce & clinical activity; CNST, KPIs and clinical outcomes;
- link up with other IT systems (e.g. PAS, NN4B) and National Maternity Dataset
Mandy Williams, Perinatal Institute and Andy Bratt, Managing Director, Graphnet

15:00   General Discussion

Refreshments and Close

Registration: £20 includes lunch and refreshments. Places are limited and early booking is recommended.

To reserve a place, please complete booking form and send with cheque payable to ‘Perinatal Institute’, to:

Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court, Aston Cross, Birmingham B6 5RQ
Enquiries: 0121 687 3400 or

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