Scottish Abortion Care Providers Conference

Friday 27th January 2017, Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, UK

The scientific programme for this conference appears below.

An application form is available and places will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. NHS Scotland delegates can attend free of charge. Other delegates will be expected to pay a £50 attendance charge.

Further information and application forms are available from: Kate Elder, Team Leader/PA, Chalmers Centre, 2a Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9ES, UK. E-mail: kate.elder@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

***Closing date for applications extended to: 20th January 2017***  

FINAL PROGRAMME Friday 27 January 2017

9.15-9.45  

Registration

 

Speakers

 

Check timings

 

9.45- 9.50

 

Welcome – Dr Sharon Cameron

 

 

 

 

Session 1

 

 

Trends and Issues in Scotland

 

Chair: Dr Sharon Cameron

 

9.50-10.10

 

Termination of pregnancy statistics

 

Dr Rachael Wood, NSS

 

 

10.10-10.30

 

Options for TOP if you are a woman in Ireland

 

Dr Caitriona Henchion, Northern Ireland

 

 

10.30-10:50

 

Management of very early TOP

 

Dr Philippe Faucher, France

 

10.50 – 11.10

 

Questions

 

 
11.10 – 11.40 Morning Tea/Coffee break and poster viewing
 

Session 2

 

 

Hot Topics

 

Chair: Dr Lucy Caird

 

 

Hot topic 1

11.40-12.00 noon

 

Same day mifepristone and misprostol for EMA Dr Patricia Lohr, bpas
 

Hot topic 2

12.00-12.20

 

GPs’ role in provision of abortion care

 

Dr Jeni Harden, University of Edinburgh

 

 

Hot topic 3

12.20-12.40

 

 

WEMA study findings: women’s experiences of more than one abortion

 

Dr Lisa McDaid, MRC Social Science/University of Glasgow

 

Hot topic 4

12.40-13.00

 

What’s new in Sexual Health policy?

 

Mary Stewart, Scottish Government

 

13.00-13.30 Lunch Break and Poster viewing
 

13.30-14.00

 

“Let’s talk about abortion….”

Leanne Rockingham, NHS Lothian and Jill Wilson, Greater Glasgow and Clyde (Health Improvement Lead)

 

 

14.00-14.30

 

Safety and efficacy of medical abortion when provided by ‘Women on Web’ to women in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Professor James Trussell, Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh
 

14.300-15.00

Impact of legalising abortion in Poland  
 

15.00-15.30

Lara’s stories Sarah Sherman, Medical Student
15.30-15.45 Questions  
15.45-16.00 Best Poster Presentation & Closing Remarks Dr Audrey Brown