Organiser: Prof Gina Marie Awoko Higginbottom, The Mary Seacole Professor of Ethnicity and Community Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham.
What is purpose of the event?
The symposium will feature findings from a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR, Grant No. HS&DR-15/55/03) funded narrative synthesis entitled 'Interventions that improve maternity care for immigrant women in the UK' . Find out more about the study here.
We will actively seek input from the participants on developing viable recommendations to improve maternity care for addressing disparities related to maternity care among immigrant groups in the UK.
Who should attend?
We anticipate the this symposium will be of interest to health and social care providers, academics and researchers, maternity care practitioners, policy makers and commissioners and service users with experience of international migration and maternity.
What are benefits of attending the event?
Findings from the project and discussion in the symposium could help you in advancing/improving your work relating to immigrants and maternity care. We would also greatly benefit from your input for suggesting implications of the project to NIHR.
Is there any fee for attendance?
This event is free to attend.
For more information on the project, see the project webpage.
You can find directions to University Park Campus here, and directions to the venue (No.10 on the map) and visitor car parking here.
For more information on the event, read the speaker biographies or view our poster.