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Women’s Health Update Day (CMDHB)

Women’s Health Update Day (CMDHB)

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  • Wed 1 May ’19, 9:00am – 4:00pm


Ko Awatea Centre, 100 Hospital Road, Otahuhu


All Ages

Inaugural Counties Manukau District Health Board Women’s Health Update Day - Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Focus on Obesity: The growing problem and impact on care in Women’s Health

As obesity increases across all sectors of society, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists need to be ready to care for our women. Come and hear about how obesity is impacting all facets of Obstetrical and Gynaecological practice and how we can tackle some of the issues.

Topics will include:
- How big is the problem and what is the impact
- What can be done to reduce obesity
- Difficult gynaecological surgery and how to improve success
- Optimising imaging in the obese woman
- Imaging the fetus and issues
- How we talk to women matters
- Antenatal pitfalls
- The Anaesthetist’s challenges
- Delivery dilemmas
- Neonatal outcomes and new approaches

Who should attend:
This is designed as a multi-disciplinary teaching day with many opportunities to engage with speakers and ask questions. The day will be of interest to all involved in caring for women including: Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, GPs, Midwives, Gynaecology and Theatre Nurses, Radiologists and Sonographers and Anaesthetists.

Speakers include:
Dr Emma Parry, Maternal Fetal Medicine Sub specialist, CMDHB
Professor Boyd Swinburn, Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health in the School of Population Health, University of Auckland
Carol Bagnall, Charge Sonographer, ADHB
Dr Lynsey Hayward, SMO in obstetrics and gynaecology, CMDHB
Dr Charlotte Oyston, Senior Lecturer – School of Medicine, UOA
Martin Necas , MMedSonography, Sonographer WDHB
Dr Kara Okesene, SMO in obstetrics and gynaecology, CMDHB
Dr Nimithri Cabraal, SMO in Gynaecology Oncology, ADHB
Dr Sue Tutty, General Practitioner/ GP liaison CMDHB

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are included.

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