• The Kindness Conference

  • Sat, 11-11-2017 at 09:40
  • University of Bradford
    Richmond Road
    BD7 1DP City of Bradford
The Kindness Conference - University of Bradford - Bradford

This conference is likely to be different from others you’ve attended. We’re not afraid of digging into the hard issues and talking about the realities of midwifery culture right now.But we’ll also be sharing some of the most inspiring, insightful and clear ideas for improving midwifery culture as well as tools and techniques that you can use to support yourself in practice right now. We want you to feel supported in your work because you’ve learnt from the best at the conference. Whether you’re an aspiring midwife, doula, birth worker, student, qualified midwife or anyone else interested in improving the culture in midwifery, we’re glad you’re here.Speakers include:Dr. Patricia GillenMidwife, researcher and lecturer - Clarifying What Bullying Is and Where It Comes FromGillian SmithFormer RCM director for Scotland - The Tools and Support Given by The Royal College of MidwivesAnna Coonan-ByromSenior midwifery lecturer and editor of The Practising Midwife - Coming Together: Mentors and Students Bridging the GapsSheena ByromFreelance midwifery consultant and OBE - Changing The Culture: Midwifing the MidwifeMark HarrisMale midwife, entrepreneur, Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner - The Stories We Live In: How I Create the BullyDeborah HughesExperienced midwife, Association of Radical Midwives leader - Kind to Me, Kind to You: practical ways to cope, care and growIan KempConsultant Midwife - Cathartically Speaking, I Cannot Say I Wasn’t Warned.Nabila Fowles-Gutierrez - Race and Midwifery CultureTBCSharyn Lock, Independent Midwife.Kati Edwards - Doula and Spoken Word Poet with a bespoke poem on bullying in midwifery with words directly from practice (such strong emotion!)'The Kindness Conference is being jointly planned and hosted by our own UoB Midwifery Society and MidwifeDiaries (Ellie Durant) any current or aspiring midwives should definitely get this in the diary!Discounted tickets are available for University of Bradford students and staff but these are strictly limited.In the run up to the conference, Ellie is also doing a series of blog posts entitled 30 days of Kindness in Midwifery' which you can check out on her website to understand more about some of the themes which will be covered at the conference.https://midwifediaries.com/kindness/The Kindness Conference: Change midwifery, love your work.Student Tickets: £24.99Professional Tickets: £29.99Discounts available for midwifery unions and some trusts, email ellie@midwifediaries.com for details.This conference is likely to be different from others you’ve attended. We’re not afraid of digging into the hard issues and talking about the realities of midwifery culture right now.But we’ll also be sharing some of the most inspiring, insightful and clear ideas for improving midwifery culture as well as tools and techniques that you can use to support yourself in practice right now. We want you to feel supported in your work because you’ve learnt from the best at the conference. Whether you’re an aspiring midwife, doula, birth worker, student, qualified midwife or anyone else interested in improving the culture in midwifery, we’re glad you’re here.Speakers include:Dr. Patricia GillenMidwife, researcher and lecturer - Clarifying What Bullying Is and Where It Comes FromGillian SmithFormer RCM director for Scotland - The Tools and Support Given by The Royal College of MidwivesAnna Coonan-ByromSenior midwifery lecturer and editor of The Practising Midwife - Coming Together: Mentors and Students Bridging the GapsSheena ByromFreelance midwifery consultant and OBE - Changing The Culture: Midwifing the MidwifeMark HarrisMale midwife, entrepreneur, Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner - The Stories We Live In: How I Create the BullyDeborah HughesExperienced midwife, Association of Radical Midwives leader - Kind to Me, Kind to You: practical ways to cope, care and growIan KempConsultant Midwife - Cathartically Speaking, I Cannot Say I Wasn’t Warned.Nabila Fowles-Gutierrez - Race and Midwifery CultureTBCSharyn Lock, Independent Midwife.Kati Edwards - Doula and Spoken Word Poet with a bespoke poem on bullying in midwifery with words directly from practice (such strong emotion!)'