RCM Annual Conference

EXHIBITION & SPONSORS

The RCM Annual Conference features a large exhibition in which suppliers showcase their latest products and services. 2017 sponsors and exhibitors are listed below in alphabetical order.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at RCM Annual Conference 2017. Please contact a member of our team.

Emma’s Diary is the UK’s favourite parenting club for expectant and new mums and has been providing trusted information and support, in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) for over 25 years.

Emma’s Diary delivers a multi-media service including the Diary – by fictional mum-to-be Emma – given to 840,000 pregnant women annually during the early stages of pregnancy, and the Labour & Birth Guide given to over 650,000 pregnant women at from 34 weeks pregnancy, via their GP surgery. We have a vibrant website and social media channels, plus a useful App to help women during pregnancy and motherhood all of which are fully BFI compliant.

We are delighted to work with the RCM – as an Alliance partner – and to support the RCM Annual Conference.

EuroKing Maternity Software Solutions
Contact: Pippa Hall
Phone: 01623 489838
Stand: 22

EuroKing is a leading supplier of maternity information systems, supporting maternity departments across the UK and Ireland since 1984. A combination of industry knowledge and technological expertise enables the company to provide flexible, feature-rich solutions which support women and clinical staff throughout the pregnancy. EuroKing is focussed to enhance clinical safety, while delivering a demonstrable return on investment, through efficiency and time savings.

EuroKing incorporates national standards and guidelines, such as Payment by Results and the Maternity Services Data Set (MSDS). The fully integrated ‘offline’ solution enables community midwives to collect data using mobile devices, reducing the need to return to base. EuroKing’s CTG facility improves patient safety, providing remote and bedside monitoring, enabling real-time decision making.

EuroKing, with the RCM’s support as an Alliance partner, will develop information and technology solutions to aid midwives to deliver care throughout pregnancy and birth to improve safety and choice.

JOHNSON’S®, an Alliance Partner with the RCM since 2004 is proud to work with the RCM, supporting midwives in their work to care for mothers and new-born babies. JOHNSON’S® is committed to advancing evidence-based best practices for infant skin care and over recent years has helped to advance 90% of all publications on baby’s skin care globally. JOHNSON’S® partnership with the RCM is highly valued and we are pleased to be able to sponsor the annual conference to continue to support the hard work and dedication of midwives.

Kellogg's
Contact: Catriona Campbell
Stand: 25

With over 100 years of heritage, Kellogg’s is the world’s leading producer of breakfast cereals. We’re proud that we can trace our origins back to a philosophy that urged people to improve their health through altering their eating habits. As a company, we recognize the key role midwives play in helping women to improve their wellbeing during pregnancy.

Current fibre intakes in the UK are low compared to recommendations. Constipation and haemorrhoids are two of the most common problems experienced by pregnant women, causing considerable discomfort and impairing quality of life. Kellogg’s All-Bran® is a rich source of wheat bran fibre which is proven to be one of the most effective cereal fibres for improving digestive function.

Kellogg’s is honoured to be partnering with the RCM to provide information and advice to midwives and help the women in their care to manage their digestive health and improve their wellbeing during pregnancy.

Lansinoh Laboratories Inc.
Contact: Sasha Singh
Phone: 0113 205 4234
Stand: 27

Lansinoh is the market leader in breastfeeding accessories in the UK and is dedicated to encouraging and supporting breastfeeding mothers when they need it most. Lansinoh offers a range of high quality products and practical support and information, based on a unique combination of scientific knowledge and real-life experience.

Lansinoh has been working with mums and families for over 30 years to provide support and products that help establish and extend the breastfeeding relationship mums and babies have.  Lansinoh is an alliance partner with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), regularly engaging with healthcare professionals ensuring we develop resources and research to support everyday practice.

Slimming World
Contact: Carolyn Pallister
Phone: 08448 978000
Stand: 29

Slimming World’s partnership with the RCM was established to support pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in managing their weight, recognising the importance of healthy lifestyles to the health of expectant mothers and their children. Support for women during pregnancy focuses on healthy lifestyle behaviours rather than weight loss.

We promote a healthy, balanced diet without calorie restriction and encourage regular activity, supporting women before, during pregnancy and postnatally.

Slimming World has been supporting people to adopt healthier lifestyles for over 45 years and holds more than 16,000 weekly groups across the UK and Ireland.

Vitabiotics Pregnacare
Contact: Susanne Bisinotto
Phone: 020 8955 2600
Stand: 31

Vitabiotics Pregnacare® is the UK’s No.1 pregnancy supplement brand, providing nutritional care for throughout pregnancy and breast-feeding. The range includes Pregnacare Conception, specially formulated for women who are trying for a baby, Pregnacare Original, Liquid, Plus & Max for throughout pregnancy and Pregnacare Breast-feeding & New Mum for postnatal health.

In 2013 Vitabiotics, became the first British business to receive a coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its vitamin research. This has been awarded for the development of its Pregnacare range and in recognition of the ground breaking, highly successful Pregnacare clinical research.

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All4maternity incorporating The Practising Midwife Journal

All4maternity is an innovative, online resource, a go to space to learn, update, network and connect: a tool to support career development for all maternity care workers.

Offering something for everyone, our vision is to enhance the care provision for childbearing women and their families, by providing all midwives and maternity workers with high quality areas for learning, sharing and caring. We are a global platform, and for every subscriber from a high income country, we will provide a free subscription to an individual from a low income country, helping to make a difference to maternity care around the world.

 

Members will receive full access to:

All our online content:

Learning – our learning zone offers engaging eLearning modules and online tutorials, face-to-face workshops

and presentations to support continued professional development.

Sharing – our sharing zone offers articles, resources and repositories of information to enhance effective

knowledge mobilisation and translation in to everyday practice.

Caring – in our caring zone we provide a place to connect with others and build meaningful relationships through blogs, podcasts and forums.

Plus the new-look The Practising Midwife Journal

Accessible in print or online across all your devices utilising our cutting-edge interactive page turning software to improve your online reading experience

 

AmnioSense
Contact: Nikki Warner-Green
Phone: 0344 243 6661
Stand: 62A

New AmnioSense™ is the only home test available in the UK that can help women understand if a fluid leak during pregnancy is more likely amniotic fluid or urine. As accurate as hospital-based tests, AmnioSense™ is a panty liner containing a unique detector, so it’s a familiar format and easy to use. AmnioSense™ detects fluid by testing the pH (acidity) levels and ammonia levels. Even the smallest amount of amniotic fluid leakage will create a visible blue and/or green stain. Clinical research was considered by NICE1 and The Committee concluded that the adoption of AmnioSense™, should be encouraged. 1Vision Amniotic Leak Detector to assess unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy

Baby Box Co.
Contact: Sophie Luis
Phone: 020 7112 8556
Stand: 8

The Baby Box Co. offers a safe sleeping environment to babies everywhere. The Baby Box tradition, which originates from Finland, has been credited with reducing the infant mortality rate in the country from 65 infant deaths per 1,000 births in 1938 to 2.26 per 1,000 births in 2015. The Baby Box Co. partners with hospitals, government agencies and non-profit organisations to provide resources, education and ongoing positive support to families on a large scale through its education platform Baby Box University (www.babyboxuniversity.com). This is available in many languages, has been developed in conjunction with medical experts and is at the heart of all Baby Box Co. operations. More information can be found at http://www.babyboxco.uk.

Caring Matters Now
Contact: Lucy Hardwidge
Phone: 07786458883
Stand: 26

Caring Matters Now is the only dedicated UK charity supporting those affected by Congenital Melanocytic Naevi. Birthmarks and moles are very common human characteristics. On the whole, they are harmless, but for a very small percentage of the population an abundance of moles present at birth, known as Congenital Melanocytic Naevi (CMN), could indicate a potentially fatal gene mutation that causes moles to develop on the brain and spinal cord too. Congenital Melanocytic Naevi is not detectable before birth. Caring Matters Now works to raise awareness of this rare condition and provides support and information to those affected. www.caringmattersnow.co.uk

Clevermed- BadgerNet Maternity Services
Contact: Jane Stephenson
Phone: 01312217700
Stand: 43

BadgerNet Maternity is a full end-to-end, paperless maternity service provided by Clevermed. With updates and support provided on an on-going basis, BadgerNet links records between Trusts and units across the UK creating regional single pregnancy solutions. It allows real-time recording of all types events wherever they occur: in the hospital, community, or home. This includes both high risk and low risk pathways. Based on a woman-centred care models, the BadgerNet Maternity system comes with a portal for women to view and access their own maternity records on-line. Women can contribute to specific aspects of their record from the portal.

Clinical Innovations Europe
Contact: Kate Tilyard
Phone: +44 (0) 333 370 4408
Stand: 5

Clinical Innovations (CI) is the largest healthcare manufacturer exclusively focused on labour and delivery. With a global presence, CI continues to research and develop state-of-the-art technologies and innovative medical devices that fulfil its mission of improving the lives of mothers and their babies throughout the world. Visit the booth to learn more about the CI portfolio of products including; Kiwi® Vacuum-Assisted Delivery System, ROM Plus Rupture of Membranes Test, ebb® Complete Tamponade System, traxi® Panniculus Retractor, ClearView® Uterine Manipulator and the recently acquired babyLance™ an automated lancet used to acquire a blood sample during a neonatal heel prick test.

CooperGenomics
Contact: Sarah Jackson
Phone: +44 (0)20 7691 2084
Stand: 24

CooperGenomics are pioneers and global leaders advancing the field of reproductive genetics services.

One of our main genetic screening services is Serenity. It is a safe, simple, and reliable non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT). This screening test provides valuable insight into foetal chromosome health, as early as 10 weeks into pregnancy with 99.7% accuracy.

Serenity NIPT uses the power of advanced next generation technology which has been rigorously validated using clinical outcome performance data on over 85,000 cases.

CooperGenomics owns and operates multiple laboratories worldwide to bring fast turnarounds and reliable results. Serenity NIPT is a CE-IVD marked screening service performed at our gold standard UKAS ISO15189 accredited laboratory in London, UK.

Emma’s Diary is the UK’s favourite parenting club for expectant and new mums and has been providing trusted information and support, in partnership with the RCGP for over 24 years. Emma’s Diary delivers a multi-media service including the Diary, given to 840,000 pregnant women annually and the Labour & Birth Guide given to over 650,000 pregnant women via their GP surgery during their ante-natal visits. There’s a vibrant website and social media channel, plus two useful Apps to help women during pregnancy and motherhood all of which are fully BFI compliant.

 

The Mum & Baby Academy is a free learning channel specialising in antenatal, postnatal and paediatric CPD. Our user friendly website (mumandbabyacademy.co.uk) allows you to assess clinical resources, patient-support materials and download CPD logs for your revalidation.

Emma’s Diary is the UK’s favourite parenting club for expectant and new mums and has been providing trusted information and support, in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) for over 25 years.

Emma’s Diary delivers a multi-media service including the Diary – by fictional mum-to-be Emma – given to 840,000 pregnant women annually during the early stages of pregnancy, and the Labour & Birth Guide given to over 650,000 pregnant women at from 34 weeks pregnancy, via their GP surgery. We have a vibrant website and social media channels, plus a useful App to help women during pregnancy and motherhood all of which are fully BFI compliant.

We are delighted to work with the RCM – as an Alliance partner – and to support the RCM Annual Conference.

EuroKing Maternity Software Solutions
Contact: Pippa Hall
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EuroKing_Nettie
Phone: 01623 489838
Stand: 22

EuroKing is a leading supplier of maternity information systems, supporting maternity departments across the UK and Ireland since 1984. A combination of industry knowledge and technological expertise enables the company to provide flexible, feature-rich solutions which support women and clinical staff throughout the pregnancy. EuroKing is focussed to enhance clinical safety, while delivering a demonstrable return on investment, through efficiency and time savings.

EuroKing incorporates national standards and guidelines, such as Payment by Results and the Maternity Services Data Set (MSDS). The fully integrated ‘offline’ solution enables community midwives to collect data using mobile devices, reducing the need to return to base. EuroKing’s CTG facility improves patient safety, providing remote and bedside monitoring, enabling real-time decision making.

EuroKing, with the RCM’s support as an Alliance partner, will develop information and technology solutions to aid midwives to deliver care throughout pregnancy and birth to improve safety and choice.

Fetal Monitoring – eFM
Contact: Kristina Vard
Phone: 02077726269
Stand: 47

eFM is an essential e-learning resource for obstetricians and midwives in electronic fetal heart rate monitoring. It is a free to use programme for all NHS staff with an NHS email address plus student midwives and all medical students. eFM has been developed in the UK by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives, in partnership with e-Learning for Healthcare. Find out more: http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/electronic-fetal-monitoring/

Gaumard Scientific
Contact: Lorimer Annan
Phone: 07775530782
Stand number: 58

Gaumard is committed to providing innovative simulation solutions for health care education. Our products today are built on a foundation of knowledge and experience in maternal, neonatal, emergency, nursing, respiratory, life support, trauma and surgical simulation that spans over 65 years. We offer unrivaled Tetherless “Care in Motion” simulation technology that allows care givers the opportunity to treat simulators like real people in any teaching environment. We are the pioneers and the industry leaders. Educators worldwide rely on Gaumard and our diverse line of simulators to train today’s medical students and health care professionals. Our philosophy remains “Leadership through Innovation.”

HEE Genomics Education Programme
Contact: Genomics Education Programme
Phone: 0121 695 2375
Stand: 7

Genomics Education Programme

Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme (GEP) is the NHS initiative to ensure its workforce has the knowledge, skills and experience necessary as genomic medicine moves beyond specialist clinics and into mainstream patient care. The GEP has developed a range of educational resources for midwives from online courses, to more formal academic and training programmes including the Master’s in Genomic Medicine, Post graduate qualifications and CPD modules

Hill-Rom
Contact: Michael Cox
Phone: 01530 411000
Stand: 46

Hill-Rom is a leading global medical technology company with 10,000 employees worldwide. We partner with health care providers in more than 100 countries by focusing on patient care solutions that improve clinical and economic outcomes in five core areas: Advancing Mobility, Wound Care and Prevention, Patient Monitoring and Diagnostics, Surgical Safety and Efficiency, and Respiratory Health. Around the world, Hill-Rom’s people, products, and programs work towards one mission: Every day, around the world, we enhance outcomes for patients and their caregivers.

Hologic Ltd
Contact: Customer Services
Phone: 0800 0323318
Stand: 3

Because perinatal care is so critically important for both expectant mothers and their babies, Hologic has a business uniquely devoted to delivering that care. We have developed the Fetal Fibronectin® (fFN) test – a sophisticated test that accurately assesses the risk of preterm birth. With the information this test provides, you can rule out preterm labour, better manage your patients’ treatment options and positively affect the quality of life for them and their babies. For enquiries please contact your Hologic representative or euinfo@hologic.com. For more information on Hologic, visit www.hologic.com.

Ieso Digital Health
Contact: Ieso Digital Health
Phone: 01223 230066
Stand: 38

Ieso Digital Health provides evidence-based CBT to treat mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. 1:1 therapy is delivered online in real time, using written (typed) conversation. Patients meet accredited therapists in a secure online environment, at a time and location that is convenient to them. The flexibility of online therapy offers patients choice, and increases access while reducing costs and improving clinical outcomes. The Ieso method of online therapy aligns with health policy in the UK and US, supporting the use of technology to bridge the gap in the provision of evidence-based psychological interventions.

Improving Me: Cheshire and Merseyside Women’s and Children’s Partnership
Contact: Claire Mathews
Phone: 01928 593 758
Stand: 23a

We are a partnership of 27 NHS organisations, commissioners and clinical networks across Cheshire and Merseyside aiming to improve the experiences of women, children and families. We are the only dedicated Acute Care Collaboration Vanguard focused specifically on women’s and children’s services. We support the local development of four service areas across our footprint: Maternity, Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Neonatal. Our partnership has been identified as a Maternity Transformation Programme Early Adopter site and a Maternity Choice and Personalisation Pioneer – one of only two programmes nationally to achieve both statuses.

Intimina
Contact: Petra Jakob
Phone: +385994497510
Website: www.intimina.com
Stand : 15

Intimina is a Swedish brand that offers the first and only range of products dedicated exclusively to all aspects of women’s intimate health. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive collection of products and information for women at every stage of life, from the first menstruation to beyond menopause. To ensure that every product created at Intimina is medically informed, we benefit from the research and oversight of our Medical Advisory Board.

JOHNSON’S®, an Alliance Partner with the RCM since 2004 is proud to work with the RCM, supporting midwives in their work to care for mothers and newborn babies. JOHNSON’S® is committed to advancing evidence-based best practices for infant skin care and over recent years has helped to advance 90% of all publications on baby’s skin care globally. JOHNSON’S® partnership with the RCM is highly valued and we are pleased to be able to sponsor the annual conference to continue to support the hard work and dedication of midwives.

Kellogg’s
Contact: Catriona Campbell
Stand: 25

With over 100 years of heritage, Kellogg’s is the world’s leading producer of breakfast cereals. We’re proud that we can trace our origins back to a philosophy that urged people to improve their health through altering their eating habits. As a company, we recognize the key role midwives play in helping women to improve their wellbeing during pregnancy.

Current fibre intakes in the UK are low compared to recommendations. Constipation and haemorrhoids are two of the most common problems experienced by pregnant women, causing considerable discomfort and impairing quality of life. Kellogg’s All-Bran® is a rich source of wheat bran fibre which is proven to be one of the most effective cereal fibres for improving digestive function.

Kellogg’s is honoured to be partnering with the RCM to provide information and advice to midwives and help the women in their care to manage their digestive health and improve their wellbeing during pregnancy.

 

KGHypnobirthing
Contact: Katharine Graves
Phone: 03307778892
Stand: 10

KGHypnobirthing is the original, respected UK hypnobirthing training organisation. We have delivered our comprehensive Teacher Training Course to hundreds of medical professionals. We offer incredible value in house hospitals courses allowing the hospital and the individuals to teach KGHypnobirthing. As the largest hypnobirthing organisation in the UK, we also offer our regular KGHypnobirthing Teacher Training Courses throughout the country. KGHypnobirthing enables women to have a calm and more-comfortable birth whether the birth is straightforward or may need extra help. We also offer the amazon best seller The Hypnobirthing Book by Katharine Graves.

Kingston University and St George’s, University of London
Contact: Georgina Sims
Phone: 020 8725 0792
Stand: 32

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is a joint enterprise of Kingston University and St George’s, University of London. As one of the leading providers of health, social care and education courses and training in the United Kingdom, we’re proud to be playing a pivotal role in shaping the future workforce for London. With more than 7000 students across three south west London campuses, we offer courses in education, nursing, midwifery and child health, paramedic science, radiography, rehabilitation sciences, and social work; as well as range of workforce development modules programmes. We work closely with employers to continually develop our portfolio of courses and our research and enterprise activities. Operating in a climate of continuing change, we respond proactively and innovatively to new health, social care and education policy initiatives to deliver programmes that are at the cutting-edge of professional development.

LabourPains.com
Contact: Amarah Mitchell
Website: http://www.labourpains.com
Phone: 020 7631 8883
Twitter: https://twitter.com/labourpainsOAA?lang=en-gb
Stand: 48

LabourPains.com is a mobile-friendly resource website, for free use by midwives and the women they care for, enabling them to make informed decisions about pain relief and anaesthesia choices for the birth.

It offers regularly updated FAQs, resources and videos in up to 40 languages on managing pain in labour, from natural methods through to anaesthesia for caesarean section.

Written by doctors, midwives and mothers via the Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association, the information is trustworthy, unbiased and evidence-based. It can also reduce the expense of translators. Professionals are encouraged to pass the link to women in their care.

Lansinoh Laboratories Inc.
Contact: Sasha Singh
Phone: 0113 205 4234
Stand: 27

Lansinoh is the market leader in breastfeeding accessories in the UK and is dedicated to encouraging and supporting breastfeeding mothers when they need it most. Lansinoh offers a range of high quality products and practical support and information, based on a unique combination of scientific knowledge and real-life experience.

Lansinoh has been working with mums and families for over 30 years to provide support and products that help establish and extend the breastfeeding relationship mums and babies have.  Lansinoh is an alliance partner with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), regularly engaging with healthcare professionals ensuring we develop resources and research to support everyday practice.

Nanosonics UK Ltd
Name: Julia Roche
Phone: 01484 860581
Stand: 2

trophon® EPR, is the safe, versatile and simple way to high level disinfect ultrasound probes to help prevent cross-contamination. Disinfection takes place in an automated, closed system and its compact design means it can be located at point of care. trophon delivers safety for patients, staff and the environment, streamlines workflow, has extensive probe compatibility and offers automated, consistent and fast ultrasound probe disinfection. Additionally, trophon is proven to kill high-risk, cancer-causing HPV. trophon is manufactured by Nanosonics, a leader in developing innovative infection control technology. To find out more, please visit us at stand #2 or go to www.nanosonics.co.uk.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Contact: NICE
Phone: 0300 323 0140
Stand: 6

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. Midwives are a key audience for our work and we have developed relevant NICE guidance, pathways and quality standards to help support you in delivering the best possible care for your patients. Please visit our stand where members of the NICE team will be on hand to answer any questions, demonstrate NICE pathways and tell you more about our latest guidance.

NHS England
Contact: Paul Hemingway
Stand: 13

NHS England leads the NHS in England. We set the priorities and direction of the NHS and encourage and inform national debate to improve health and care. We want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving. Our vision and plans for the future of the NHS are set out in the Five Year Forward View. Visit stand 13 for information on the Maternity Transformation Programme, A-EQUIP; the new model of midwifery supervision and Leading Change, Adding Value; a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff.

NHS Scotland
Contact Name: Jenny McNicol
Telephone Number: 0131 225 8403
Stand number: 45

Through our 2020 Vision for Health and Social Care, we have set a vision for a healthier Scotland where everyone can live longer, healthier lives at home or in a homely setting – where we have a health and social care system that is integrated, focuses on prevention, anticipation and supported self-management and focuses on providing the highest standards of quality and safety, whatever the setting, with the people at the centre of all decisions. Transformational change is underway and our recent national review of maternity and neonatal services places care which follows women and families at the heart of communities, in support of person-centred, safe, high quality care through shared decision making and relationship based care.

NMC

NMC
Contact: Noreen Aldworth
Stand: 19

We regulate nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We exist to protect the public. We set standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers.

Perinatal Institute
Contact: Sally Buller
Phone: 0121 607 0101
Stand: 41

The Perinatal Institute is a not-for-profit organisation set up to enhance the safety and quality of maternity care. It is a qualified provider of maternity support services, including the national hand held maternity notes, electronic maternity record for mothers and their care providers, standardised clinical case reviews, and workshops for training and education. Implementation of the Institute’s Growth Assessment Protocol (GAP) has led to significant reduction in stillbirth rates in England to their lowest ever levels, and has been recognised by Patient Safety Awards, the 2015 BMJ Award for Clinical Leadership and the Queen’s award for enterprise 2016.

Premaitha Health
Contact: Lynsey Zeolla
Phone: 0161 667 6865
Stand: 57

Premaitha Health is a UK molecular diagnostics company, the flagship product is the IONA® test which screens for Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndrome. It is safe, fast and accurate with results available in as little as 3 days and reduces the need for invasive tests and the associated stress and anxiety. The IONA® test is suitable for all singleton, twin pregnancies and for those conceived through surrogates or IVF. The IONA® test has a very low re-draw rate of <0.5% and can generate a valid result from a sample with as low as 2% fetal fraction, samples are analysed in the UK with results sent securely through the MyNIPT® portal.

Public Health England, ANNB Screening
Contact: Nigel Attah
Phone: 07984 116 785
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PHE_Screening
Stand: 28

PHE Screening leads the NHS Screening Programmes. These programmes are implemented following a recommendation from the UK National Screening Committee and offer screening to millions of people every year. Screening is offered to pregnant women, newborn babies, young people and adults for over 30 conditions. Each national programme is responsible for delivering high-quality, uniform screening, providing accessible information to both the public and health care professionals, and developing and monitoring standards.

Roche Diagnostics
Contact: Suzanne Berg
Phone: 07912475895
Stand: 21

Roche Diagnostics gives you The Power of Knowing that you’re using accurate information to make the right decisions today, so your patients can experience a healthier tomorrow. Roche’s broad spectrum of clinical testing supports women throughout the course of pregnancy from conception to birth. The portfolio includes tests that measure the ovarian reserve and groups of tests that fulfill national screening requirements for first trimester fetal anomalies, infectious diseases, bone health and anaemia. The latest additions to this portfolio are Harmony non-invasive prenatal testing (formerly of Ariosa Diagnostics) and the sFlt/PlGF ratio test for the diagnosis and short term prediction of pre-eclampsia. The sFlt/PlGF ratio test is recommended by NICE to help diagnose suspected preeclampsia, https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/dg23, published in May 2016.

Sands
Contact: Ross Jones
Phone: 020 7436 7940
Stand: 4

Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working collaboratively with healthcare professionals to improve the care bereaved parents receive when a baby dies and in subsequent pregnancies, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

Slimming World
Contact: Carolyn Pallister
Phone: 01773546091
Stand: 29

Slimming World’s partnership with the RCM was established to support pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in managing their weight, recognising the importance of healthy lifestyles to the health of expectant mothers and their children. Support for women during pregnancy focuses on healthy lifestyle behaviours rather than weight loss. We promote a healthy, balanced diet without calorie restriction and encourage regular activity, supporting women before, during pregnancy and postnatally. Slimming World has been supporting people to adopt healthier lifestyles for over 45 years and holds more than 16,000 weekly groups across the UK and Ireland.

Vitabiotics Pregnacare®
Contact: Susanne Bisinotto
Phone: 02089552600
Stand: 31

Vitabiotics Pregnacare® is the UK’s No.1 pregnancy supplement brand, providing nutritional care for throughout pregnancy and breast-feeding. The range includes Pregnacare® Conception, specially formulated for women who are trying for a baby, Pregnacare® Original, Liquid, Plus & Max for throughout pregnancy and Pregnacare® Breast-feeding & New Mum for postnatal health. In 2013 Vitabiotics, became the first British business to receive a coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its vitamin research. This has been awarded for the development of its Pregnacare® range and in recognition of the ground breaking, highly successful Pregnacare® clinical research.