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Improving the Quality of Women’s Health Care

Start: 14/10/2021 09:00
End: 14/10/2021 16:30

Location: Online

This event aims to inspire and support anyone working to implement better quality and safety within their obstetrics and gynaecology services.

This one-day event is an excellent opportunity to hear from inspirational national leaders in improvement science on the latest initiatives, and to acquire skills and knowledge through participation in interactive workshops. 

As well as hearing from plenary speakers, including Professor Sir Michael Marmot and Professor Trish Greenhalgh, attendees will be able to select breakout session on; 

  • Developing resilience and reducing burnout
  • Evaluating efforts to improve quality
  • Leadership skills
  • Getting your QI work published
  • Enhancing technical skills in quality improvement

The programme will offer fresh ideas and insights on improvement work, whether you are a committed and expeirenced improver, or new to this field. 

Why attend

  • Be inspired by expert speakers and gain new insights and skills through practical workshops and discussion with those working in the field.
  • Share experience and learn from expertise of others across multidisciplinary teams to improve the quality and safety of women’s health care in your unit.
  • Claim a maximum of 6 CPD credits for full attendance at this meeting.

Who should attend

  • Consultants, SAS doctors and trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Gynaecology nurses
  • Clinical governance and patient safety leads
  • Clinical and medical directors
  • Midwives
  • Obstetric anaesthetists
  • Health professionals involved in the provision of women’s health care

Course organisers

Ms Louise Thomas, Head of Quality Improvement, RCOG

Dr Simon Cunningham, Chair of RCOG Patient Safety Committee

Ms Geeta Kumar, Vice-Chair of RCOG Patient Safety Committee

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury

Deputy Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Dudley Robinson FRCOG, London 


The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT) for this event is:

Band A including UK:

  • Standard Rate – £260.00
  • Member Rate – £220.00
  • Trainee Rate – £175.00
  • Allied Healthcare Professional Rate – £165.00

Band B and C rate:

  • Standard Rate – £130.00

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How to book

  1. Sign into the RCOG website or create your account here – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event

  2. Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking

  3. Check that your details are correct in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Career stage’, as we will use this to calculate your registration fee

  4. Return to this page

  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in

 Alternatively, you can download and complete the booking form, then email it to , although if you book using this method you will not receive the £10 online discount.

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

For any queries, regarding this event please contact:

Events Team

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact:

Natasha Hagenbuch – Corporate Development Manager

Abstract submissions are now closed. 

Authors who are selected for a boaster session, interactive workshop, or to present a poster will be notified via email, by the latest, on Friday 20 August 2021.

Guidance will be provided on the style for boaster sessions and design parameters for posters, once selected.

You need to be logged in to the RCOG website to make an online booking. Please go to the log-in page.