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The Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association provides education and training for anaesthetists, midwives and other practitioners involved in caring for pregnant women in the UK and overseas. It produces free, evidence based information for the public about epidurals and other forms of labour pain relief and anaesthesia for caesarean section. A key objective is promoting safety in maternity care.

World Patient Safety Day - 17 September 2021 

To celebrate World Patient Safety Day, we are inviting you to watch the 'Safety in Obstetric Anaesthesia' session which ran at our virtual conference on 11 June 2021. 


Chair: Dr Fiona Donald 
What makes a maternity unit safe? - Prof Mary Dixon-Woods
Panel discussion  - Prof Marian Knight and Ms Susanna Stanford

To find out more about World Patient Safety Day, please visit the WHO website
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