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Speakers

Frankie Bramble, Commercial Manager, MA Healthcare

Dr Caroline Childs, Associate Professor in Nutritional Sciences , University of Southampton

Dr Caroline Childs is Programme Lead of the BM6 medicine course, a programme designed to widen participation in medicine, and Nutrition and Metabolism subject lead in the Faculty of Medicine. Dr Childs' research focuses on diet and its links with immune function, inflammatory status, immunosenescence and the gut microbiome.

Kim Crossan, Lecturer, University of Notre Dame

Kimberley-Ann Crossan (Kim) is a Registered midwife since 2012 and Registered Nurse since 2009, who completed her studies in the United Kingdom.
Kim’s midwifery career has covered the full scope of midwifery since qualifying. She has worked in a variety of settings, from community midwifery through to tertiary/quaternary units since moving to Western Australia. She has a passion for education where she was also a clinical facilitator within the clinical units, but also a clinical midwife with a passion with caring for women in maternity assessment units, birth suite and postnatal wards.
Kim is currently doing her Masters, which will lead onto a PhD, which is investigating the ever growing contemporary topic of gender neutral language within the healthcare setting.

Cheryl Edwards, Occupational Therapist , St. George’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Elizabeth, Trudy and Cheryl developed and established the innovative and collaborative Occupational Therapy and Maternal Medicine Midwife ante-natal service in 2015.  The service was developed to better support the needs of birthing people with physical and/or sensory impairments accessing ante-natal services at St. George’s Hospital, London, aiming to enhance and empower their early parenting experiences.  In 2016 Elizabeth, Trudy and Cheryl won a Health Innovation Network award, which recognised the innovative nature of the service development. Since then they have spoken at many different midwifery and occupational therapy conferences and forums, sharing their experiences of setting up the service.

Komal Kumar, Diabetes Obstetric Dietitian, Epsom and St Helier University NHS Trust

Elizabeth Lee-Hurst-Lyle, Occupational Therapist, Brainkind, Daniel Yorath House, Leeds (and formerly St. George’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)

Elizabeth, Trudy and Cheryl developed and established the innovative and collaborative Occupational Therapy and Maternal Medicine Midwife ante-natal service in 2015.  The service was developed to better support the needs of birthing people with physical and/or sensory impairments accessing ante-natal services at St. George’s Hospital, London, aiming to enhance and empower their early parenting experiences.  In 2016 Elizabeth, Trudy and Cheryl won a Health Innovation Network award, which recognised the innovative nature of the service development. Since then they have spoken at many different midwifery and occupational therapy conferences and forums, sharing their experiences of setting up the service.

Trudy Williams, Consultant Midwife and Advanced Clinical Practitioner/Non-medical prescriber, Surrey Heartlands ICB (on secondment from St. George’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Elizabeth, Trudy and Cheryl developed and established the innovative and collaborative Occupational Therapy and Maternal Medicine Midwife ante-natal service in 2015.  The service was developed to better support the needs of birthing people with physical and/or sensory impairments accessing ante-natal services at St. George’s Hospital, London, aiming to enhance and empower their early parenting experiences.  In 2016 Elizabeth, Trudy and Cheryl won a Health Innovation Network award, which recognised the innovative nature of the service development. Since then they have spoken at many different midwifery and occupational therapy conferences and forums, sharing their experiences of setting up the service.