Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) held a Showcase Event on Wednesday 15th June, 12.30—14.30. The recording of the event is now available.

The MVP Showcase Event, coordinated by Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottingham, brought together NHS maternity professionals, MVP volunteers, local parents and local community organisations to celebrate and raise the importance of the service user voice in maternity improvements.

12:00Registration for in-person attendees
12:30Opening introductionAmanda DoughtyMVP Chair
12:35Experience of maternity services in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire during the COVID-19 pandemicHester KapurHealthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Programme Insights Manager
12:50Invited talk: AIMS, COVID restrictions in maternity and MVPsNadia HigsonAIMS Trustee
13:00Findings of the Ethnic Minority Working GroupAnna RutkowskaMVP Volunteer
13:15Invited talk: Association of South Asian Midwives (ASAM)Benash NazmeenASAM Director and Co-Founder
13:45Question and Answer session with Nottingham University Hospitals and Sherwood Forest Hospitals MaternityHester KapurHealthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Programme Insights Manager
14:20Survey result and closing remarksAmanda DoughtyMVP Chair