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SERIES 3 EP.8: Further Challenges and Questions around Haemoglobinopathies

In this episode of Midwifery Hour series three, Sue Macdonald, Curator, Maternity & Midwifery Festivals; Co-editor, Mayes Midwifery was joined by Joyce Adu-Amankwah, Lead Midwife, Haemoglobinopathies, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Rachel Kesse-Adu, Consultant Haematologist, Guy’s ant St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Emma Draser, Haematology Consultant, The Whittington Hospital


This episode focused on supporting women and families with Haemoglobinopathies.

This hour addresses some of the complexities which face midwives, and others in maternity care, supporting women and families with haemoglobinopathies. This includes the issues that face women and their families, such as their choices, dealing with outcomes, potential stigma that they may face as individuals and within their wider communities, and the importance of inter disciplinary team work and communication.


This episode of the Maternity & Midwifery Hour – proudly supported by MATFLIX – focused on 'Further Challenges and Questions around Haemoglobinopathies'.


Host Sue Macdonald (Curator, Maternity & Midwifery Festivals; Co-editor, Mayes Midwifery) was joined by Joyce Adu-Amankwah (Lead Midwife, Haemoglobinopathies, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), Rachel Kesse-Adu (Consultant Haematologist, Guy’s ant St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust) and Dr Emma Draser (Haematology Consultant, The Whittington Hospital).


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Joyce Adu-Amankwah


Rachel Kesse-Adu and Dr Emma Drasar


You can listen to the episode on your podcast app of choice: Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Anchor.


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