Meeting of the MacDonald Obstetrics Medical Society

Category: Training - SWOT Days

Date: September 20th 2017 9:00am until 5:00pm

Location: Bristol Zoo, Clifton Bristol BS8 3HA

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41st Annual Meeting of the MacDonald Obstetrics Medical Society


0900 Registration

Morning Sessions

0930 Welcome

0935 Challenges of aortopathy in pregnancy Dr Stephanie Curtis, Bristol
1015 Inherited Cardiac Conditions in pregnancy Dr Graham Stuart, Bristol
1055 Free Communication

1110 Coffee

1130 Lessons from pregnancy in monogenic diabetes Prof Andrew Hattersley, Exeter
1210 Thyroid disorders in pregnancy Prof John Lazarus, Cardiff
1250 Free Communication
1305 Action on Pre-eclampsia Marcus Green , COE, APEC

1315 Lunch (1335 AGM)

Afternoon Session

1400 Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy Dr Amanda Clark, Bristol
1440 Turner syndrome and Pregnancy Dr Helen Turner, Oxford
1510 Free Communication

1525 Coffee

1550 Panel Discussion: 3 Models of running a Maternal Medicine Service
1635 Medical Conditions in pregnant animals in Bristol Zoo
Ms Michelle Barrows, Vet Bristol Zoo
1655 Closing remarks

Evening Social Event

1800 Drinks reception in Aquarium, Bristol Zoo Gardens
1900 Dinner - After dinner speaker: Prof David Cahill
‘Caesarean Section on a Gorilla—What I should have known’

Further information:

The MacDonald UK Obstetric Medical Society aims to

Support clinicians, across all disciplines to improve outcomes for
mothers and babies whose pregnancies are complicated by medical

Drive clinical excellence in the care of women with medical disorders
before, during and after pregnancy through learning, research and
collaboration between clinicians, women and their families.

Lead clinician learning and training in Obstetric Medicine, through
education, research and evidence-based practice.

Annual membership is £62.50 and includes subscription to the journal Obstetric
Medicine (published quarterly). Members can join or renew through
the website


Online booking for the meeting and dinner will be available through the
MOMS website, Alternatively, booking forms
may be downloaded from the website along with instructions for payment.

Meeting costs:

MOMS Members £100 Non members £120
MOMS trainee/ scientist/ midwife £80
Non-member trainee/scientist/midwife £100
Evening drinks reception and dinner £50pp

 Local organiser:

Miss Aarthi Mohan
Consultant Obstetrician & Mat Med
St Michaels Hospital, Bristol

MOMS secretary:

Dr Marie Smith
Consultant Obstetrician & Mat Med
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals