How does social stigma impact perinatal bereavement? Hear Dr. Samantha Murphy at ISA2019 Madrid

How does social stigma impact perinatal bereavement? Hear Dr. Samantha Murphy at ISA2019 Madrid

Come to ISA2019 and hear Dr. Samantha Murphy, medical sociologist and Head of the Health and Social Care curriculum area at The Open University in the United Kingdom, talk on perinatal grief and stigma. Also Past Chair and treasurer of Sands Hertfordsire, Dr. Murphy works on the experiences of bereaved parents, focusing on parental identity, stigma and continuing bonds. You can read more about Dr. Murphy on the Speakers page

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Jillian Cassidy on the current situation and challenges facing perinatal bereavement care in Spain at ISA2019 Madrid

Jillian Cassidy on the current situation and challenges facing perinatal bereavement care in Spain at ISA2019 Madrid

Come to ISA2019 to hear Jillian Cassidy, President of Umamanita (ISA2019 hosts) and Board Member of ISA, talk about the current situation and challenges facing perinatal bereavement care in Spain. After the stillbirth of her first child Uma in 2007, Jillian and her partner Juan Castro founded Umamanita, the first Stillbirth and Neonatal Death charity in Spain. Jillian has been giving talks and seminars since 2009 and has been giving

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Hear Claire Storey on the importance of listening to parents and the role of advocacy in perinatal bereavement care at ISA2019 Madrid

Hear Claire Storey on the importance of listening to parents and the role of advocacy in perinatal bereavement care at ISA2019 Madrid

Register for ISA2019 to hear Claire Storey, ISA board member, perinatal care advocate and researcher, talk about the importance of listening to parents and the role of advocacy and collaboration in perinatal bereavement care. Claire began volunteering for Sands UK following the early neonatal death of her first baby in 2004 and then served as Chair of Bristol Sands for six years and has been a member of the West

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Hear Prof. Alexander Heazell on the socio-economic impact of perinatal death at ISA2019 Madrid

Hear Prof. Alexander Heazell on the socio-economic impact of perinatal death at ISA2019 Madrid

Come to ISA2019 to hear Alexander Heazell, Professor of Obstetrics and Director of the Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Centre, University of Manchester, talk on the socio-economic impact of perinatal death, its effect on parents, healthcare professionals and society. Prof. Heazell has authored of more than 140 research articles on stillbirth mortality prevention and bereavement and is the Chair of the ScientIfic Committee for ISA2019. You can read more about Prof. Heazell on

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ISA2019 Madrid Call for Abstracts Open!

ISA2019 Madrid Call for Abstracts Open!

ISA2019 Madrid Global Annual Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPEN! Oral presentations, Poster presentations and E-poster presentations. Abstracts will be accepted for Presentation of original empirical research: Quantitative research Qualitative research Mixed methods research Systematic reviews Clinical trials Theoretical proposals based on literature reviews or original research Other contributions to knowledge: personal/professional experiences in relation to the development or implementation of projects, protocols or other

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A scientific programme packed with quality content at ISA2019

The preliminary scientific programme for ISAMadrid 2019 has over 30 hours of high quality content and more than 100 presentations from leading researchers, healthcare professionals and advocates. New for 2019, neonatal death is officially on the scientific programme. Confirmed speakers include Prof. Alexander Heazell, Dr. Jane Warland, Dr. Francesc Figueras, Sue Steen, Claire Storey, Dr. Marta Cohen, Dr. Robert Silver, Jillian Cassidy,  Dr. Vicki Flenady, Paloma Martinez, Dr. Jap Jaap

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