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Prompt Maternity

PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training

PROMPT Symposium 2015 New Pre-hospital PROMPT App for iPads - £4.99 PROMPT research contributes to Queen's Anniversary Prize 2014 for University of Bristol Pre-hospital PROMPT training using MamaNatalie Locally adaptable - used in many countries UK team visiting Zimbabwe to make training videos

PROMPT (PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training) is an evidence based multi-professional training package for obstetric emergencies. It is associated with direct improvements in perinatal outcome and has been proven to improve knowledge, clinical skills and team working.

The PROMPT Maternity Foundation (PMF) is a multi-professional group of obstetricians, midwives and anaesthetists based in the UK. PMF strives to make childbirth safer through training, education and research. Our aim has always been to make evidence based multi-professional obstetric emergencies training available to all.

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Skydiving for the PROMPT Maternity Foundation

We are honoured to be the chosen charity for Lee Roulton's skydive in recognition of the PROMPT Training used by the midwife delivering Lee and Hannah's baby boy Spencer. If you wish to support Lee's skydive which is taking place on 18th November please visit Lee's fundraising page

"Our son Spencer was born with shoulder dystocia, which meant his shoulder got stuck on Hannah's pubic bone during delivery after the head was delivered.  The cord was wrapped so tightly around his neck the midwives were unable to cut it. No amount of pushing or contractions would have brought him into the world. It was a huge 11 minutes between his head and his body being delivered and Spencer didn't take his first breath until 4 minutes after being born, these minutes were the longest of our lives.It truly was the most traumatic and heart breaking time.  The Midwife that evening knew exactly what manouvres to do to help him out. We are all so thankful for everything they did that evening so I am doing a skydive to raise money for PROMPT, who provide the training to midwives and other professionals to make the delivery of babies the safest it can be. That way we can provide more training to assist further Shoulder Dystocia births".

Thankfully Spencer was absolutely fine after his checks and is doing amazingly now-a whole 15lbs at 11 weeks amazing. 

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Thank you Galway University Hospital Fundraising for Project Hope

Galway University Hospital raised a massive £941.73 celebrating the International Midwives Day on 5th May 2017.  The money raised is in aid of midwifery colleagues in the Philippines and will be used to implement local PROMPT training for maternity staff in seven hospitals in the Philippines to improve efficient management of mothers and babies.  Thank you all who contributed to this fundraiser - we are appreciative of your donation.

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International Day of the Midwife Fundraising for PROMPT

Many thanks to the PROMPT team at Southmead Hospital, Bristol who undertook a cake sale to celebrate the International Day of the Midwife on 5th May and raised £65 for the PROMPT Maternity Foundation Charity.