Programme 2019

08.30-9.00 Registration & Refreshments

9.00-9.15 Welcome by Chair(s)

Polly Moffat, Editor, Journal of Health Visiting

9.15-9.40 Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home Visiting

Wendy Sumpton, Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home Visiting MECSG-UK Implementation Consultant 

9.40-10.30 Benefits of routine enquiry for adverse childhood experiences

Warren Larkin, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

10.30-11.00 Break

11.00-12.00 Women and leadership in the NHS

Marcia Smikle, Head of Safeguarding Children, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

12.00-1.00 Supporting vulnerable asylum seeker and refugee families 

Sue McCormick, Team Leader Children’s Health Inclusion Team & Sandra Davies, Specialist Health Visitor Children’s Inclusion Team, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

1.00-2.00 Lunch and exhibition viewing

2.00-2.30 The fire service and health visiting: a collaborative approach

Jon Baldwin, London Fire Service

2.30-3.00 The importance of fathers in early childhood

Jeremy Davies, Head of Communications, Fatherhood Institute

3.00-3.30 Break

3.30-4.30 Multidisciplinary care for vulnerable new mothers in Walsall (JHV Award-winning project)

Judith Nembhard & Diane McIntosh, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

4.30-5.15 Improving the lives and wellbeing of families with multiple births

Helen Turier, Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA)

5.15 Closing remarks

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