13th February Student Stream



08.45 – 09.20 Registration and refreshments


CHAIR: Elinor Clarke 


09.20 – 09.30 Introduction by Chair

09.30 – 10.00 Leadership in action – what students need to know

Jess Read

Regional Maternity Lead for London



10.00 – 10.30 Workplace behaviour in the maternity setting and the impact on future midwives

Jacque Gerrard

Former Director for England, RCM


10.30 – 11.00 Coaching skills for students and newly qualified midwives

Karen Barker

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, University of Salford 


11.00 – 11.30 Refreshments and exhibition viewing


CHAIR: Gillian Smith MBE

Retired Director, Royal College of Midwives Scotland


11.30 – 12.00 
What student midwives need to know about social media

Anna Marsh

Midwife UCLH


12.00 – 12.30 The image of midwives / professionalism

Jonathan Cliffe

Midwife, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

 BJM Editorial Board


12.30 – 13.00 Role of the PMA and the student Midwife

Lin Ward
Professional Midwifery Advocate & Maternity Lead for hospital service

Sue Dawson
Lead PMA for Coventry & Warwickshire LMS

Chairs close