CONFERENCE: Exploring the Maternity Needs an Experiences of Immigrant, refugee and Asylum Seeking Women (Oxford Brookes University, Sat Nov 10, 2018)

EXPLORING THE MATERNITY NEEDS AND EXPERIENCES OF IMMIGRANT, REFUGEE AND ASYLUM SEEKING WOMEN.

Saturday 10 November 2018, 8:45 -15:30
Chakrabiti Lecture Theatre, Oxford Brookes University, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Oxford, OX3 0BP

Attendance fee for the day is £35 and £20 for students*. Book early to avoid disappointment. *lunch not included

To book a place visit: http://bit.do/midwifery2018

With the world in the middle of “one of the worst forced displacement crises ever” (Refugee Council, May 2018), we are presented with a number of healthcare challenges.

This conference will explore:

* The needs of migrant women during pregnancy, birth and beyond.

* Their experiences of current maternity care provision in the UK.

* Strategies to improve the pregnancy, birth and early days of motherhood experience for migrant women and their families.

* Strategies to optimise maternity caregiver knowledge and skills when caring for this client group.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Lucy Halton
– Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Marie-Clare Balaam – University of Central Lancashire
Dr Melanie Cooper – University of Bradford
Dr Rayah Feldman – Maternity Action
Amanda Firth – University of Leeds
Rose McCarthy – Refugee Council Refugees who are Experts by Experience

For more information contact: Ethel Burns eburns@brookes.ac.uk Tel 01865 485296

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